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Details of extension .adml

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .adml file extension, which is related to Windows Group Policy Language-dependent File. We'll explain what exactly a .adml fileformat is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .adml files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too. Let's see the file format associated with this file extension!


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adml file - Windows Group Policy Language-dependent File

Windows Group Policy Language-dependent File

The ADML file is a Windows Group Policy Language-dependent File. A set of language-dependent files, .adml, providing the localized portions displayed in the GPMC or Local Group Policy Editor. Each .adml file represents a single language you wish to support.
Application: Windows Server
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.admx Windows Group Policy Language-neutral File

The .adml file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .adml extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .adml file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.adm Delta Force Animation Data Map
.axml Xamarin Android XML Layout
.adl KRISTAL AES-31 ADL Data
.dml Digital Moderation Meeting Script
.aml Abstract Markup Language File
.acml Aircraft Movement Logger Data

The .adml extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .adml filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

adm (1), axml (1), adl (1), dml (1), aml (1), acml (1)

Having trouble opening a .adml file?

If you want to open a .adml file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .adml association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.adml

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android