XPS file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .xps file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .xps file?
- What program do I need to open a .xps file?
- How can the .xps file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .xps files to another format?
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2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
✅ XML Paper Document
XPS file is an XML Paper Document. The XML Paper Specification (XPS), formerly codenamed "Metro", is a document storage and viewing specification developed by Microsoft. XPS is shipped with Microsoft's Windows Vista.
✅ DB/TextWorks Exported Set Definitions
XPS file is a DB/TextWorks Exported Set Definitions. DB/TextWorks is a popular Windows database management and text retrieval system.
Other types of files may also use the .xps file extension.
🚫 The .xps file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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🔴 Can't open a .xps file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
If you don't know how to set the .xps file association, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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