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Details of extension .xl

0 extension(s) and 2 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Microsoft Excel Worksheet

XLS file is a Microsoft Excel worksheet. Microsoft Office Excel is a spreadsheet application written and distributed by Microsoft for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X.
Category: Document files
Application: Microsoft Excel
Program name: excel.exe
Mime-type: application/
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
excel, xl
Related extensions:
Comma-Delimited ASCII File
Comma-Separated Values
ClarisWorks Document
Data Interchange Format
Microsoft Word Document
Microsoft Graph Chart
Lotus Word Pro Document
Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document
Data Interchange Format
XBLite Source Code .x file icon

XBLite Source Code

X file is an XBLite Source Code. XBLite is an offshoot of the XBasic programming language. The XBLite compiler translates programs from source form into assembly language.
Category: Development files
Application: XBLite Compiler
Program name: -
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
xbl, xl
Related extensions:
Lightwave 3D Object
Caligari TrueSpace Scene
Virtual Reality World
Autodesk 3D Studio Scene in ASCII
Autodesk 3D Studio Scene
Rhino 3D Model
ArchiCAD 3D Model
Gzip Compressed WRL File
O2C 3D Model

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

OpenCL Kernel
FastTracker 2 Pattern
RenderMan Shader Source
Carlson Survey Centerline File
Zlib Compressed Data
X1 Saved Search
IconUtils Cursor Library
A-Law Compressed Audio File
FastTracker 2 Instrument

The .xl filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cl (1), zl (1), xo (1), xi (1), sl (1), dl (1), xp (1), xm (1), x1 (1), lx (1)

Can't open a .xl file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.xl

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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