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Details of extension .xlf

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

XLIFF Document

XLF file is an XLIFF Document. XLIFF (XML Localisation Interchange File Format) is an XML-based format created to standardize localization.
Category: Document files
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-xliff+xml
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
xli, xlif, xliff
Related extensions:
XLIFF Skeleton File
Open Language Tools XLIFF Archive
memoQ XLIFF Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Compressed LEN Exchange Format File
LEGO Digital Designer Model
Microsoft Excel Dialogue
XML Cooktop File
Act! Database Log
Autodesk AutoCAD XREF Log File
LonWorks Device Interface File
LMMS Presets Data
IMVU 3D Model

The .xlf filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

lxf (28), xld (13), xle (13), xmf (1), alf (1), xlt (1), xlg (1), xlb (1), xfl (1), slf (1), zlf (1), lf (1), xof (1), clf (1), xlv (1)

Can't open a .xlf file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.xlf

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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