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Details of extension .xades

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .xades file?
  • Which program can create the .xades file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .xades format?
  • What can convert .xades files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .xades extension?
XAdES Signature .xades file icon

XAdES Signature

XADES file is a XAdES Signature. XAdES (XML Advanced Electronic Signatures) is a set of extensions to XML-DSig recommendation making it suitable for Advanced Electronic Signatures.
Category: Data files
Application: SecureBlackbox
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

OpenVSP VSP Design Document

The .xades filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

xdes (1)

Can't open a .xades file?

If you want to open a .xades file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .xades association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.xades

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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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