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Details of extension .xy

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

XyWrite Document

XY file is a XyWrite Document. XyWrite is a word processor for DOS and Windows modeled on the ATEX mainframe program.
Category: Document files
Application: XyWrite
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Plain Text Document
Unicode Text File
ALEID2000 Coordinates Data .xy file icon

ALEID2000 Coordinates Data

XY file is an ALEID2000 Coordinates Data. ALEID2000 is a computerprogram for water distribution network calculations.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: ALEID2000
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
ALEID2000 Water Quality Information Data
ALEID2000 Contour Data
ALEID2000 Settings Data
ALEID2000 Demand Patterns Library
ALEID2000 Curves Library
ALEID2000 Project
ALEID2000 Basic Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

AY-3-8910 Music
Cycript Source Code
Simplexety Data File
eXtreme Gammon Game Data
Fast Tracker 2 Music Track

The .xy filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ay (1), xg (1), cy (1), xt (1), sy (1)

Can't open a .xy file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.xy

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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