Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .xis

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

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

Chiasmus Key File .xis file icon

Chiasmus Key File

XIS file is a Chiasmus Key File. Chiasmus is an encryption program for Windows Windows 95, 98, 2000, ME, NT 3.5.2 and higher, XP, Vista, 7 and Linux on 32-bit systems. With Chiasmus it is possible to encrypt individual files or entire folders.
Category: Other files
Application: Chiasmus
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): 0x58, 0x49, 0x53
Magic string (ASCII): XIS
Related extensions:
Chiasmus Encrypted File
Chiasmus Configuration

Other types of files may also use the .xis file extension. If you have helpful information about .xis extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .xis filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

sis (12), dis (10), xiz (8), xls (5), is (4), xi (4), ais (3), xjs (3), xsi (3), xos (3), ixs (3), xs (2), xix (2), xks (2), cis (1)

Can't open a .xis file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.xis

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, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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