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Details of extension .xiu

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Chiasmus Configuration

The XIU file is a Chiasmus Configuration. 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.
Application: Chiasmus
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.xia Chiasmus Encrypted File
.xis Chiasmus Key File

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

.xu Cygwin LD-Script Linker Data
.aiu MailWasher Update
.xui Xbox 360 User Interface Data
.xi FastTracker 2 Instrument
.siu Step It Up Game Data

The .xiu filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

xui (1), siu (1), xi (1), aiu (1)

Can't open a .xiu file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.xiu

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