The File Extensions Database

.APXL File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .APXL file?

.APXL is Keynote Presentation Data File

File contained within a .KEY file and used by Keynote presentation software; specifies the contents of a Keynote presentation in an XML format; includes the list of slides, the layout and formatting for each slide, and the presentation text.

NOTE: KEY files are saved in a .ZIP format and contain multiple files, one of which is the APXL file for the presentation.

Common APXL Filenames

index.apxl - The standard filename for the APXL file contained within a .KEY file.

Programs that open Keynote Presentation Data File
Apple Keynote

How to solve problems with APXL files

  • Associate the APXL file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any APXL file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.APXL files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the APXL file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .APXL is Keynote Presentation Data File. Because only the current version supports the latest APXL file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Apple manufacturer website after an available .APXL is Keynote Presentation Data File update.
  • To make sure that your APXL file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.