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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?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

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.
Category: Document files
Mime-type: application/vnd.ms-xpsdocument
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Data Interchange Format

Microsoft Word Document

Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document

Portable Document Format

Extensible Markup Language File

Microsoft Word 2007 Document

Microsoft Word 2007 Document

Microsoft Excel 2007 Document

Microsoft Excel 2007 Document

Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Presentation

✅ 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.
Category: Data files
Application: DB/TextWorks
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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DB/TextWorks Database Term and Word Index

DB/TextWorks Access Control File

DB/TextWorks Access Control Special File

DB/TextWorks Database

DB/TextWorks Textbase Structure Data

DB/TextWorks Database Directory

DB/TextWorks Database Indexed List

DB/TextWorks List of BTX Records

DB/TextWorks Database Deferred Update Directory

DB/TextWorks Primary Textbase Definition

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:

sps, xs, xpw, dps, xos, cps, xsp, aps, zps, xpc, ps, xpz, xpq, xp, xls

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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XBMC Smart Playlist

🔴 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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