The File Extensions Database


.DOCXL File Extension

  • Category: Encoded and encrypted Files

What is an .DOCXL file?

.DOCXL is Document Manager locked Word Open XML document

The docxl file extension is associated with the Document Manager, a software for Microsoft Windows operating system that allows users to protect sensitive documents.

The docxl file stores protected Word *.docx document.


How to open:

Use Document Manager to open *.docxl files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .docxl file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to solve problems with DOCXL files

  • Associate the DOCXL file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any DOCXL file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.DOCXL files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the DOCXL 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 .DOCXL is Document Manager locked Word Open XML document. Because only the current version supports the latest DOCXL file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the manufacturer website after an available .DOCXL is Document Manager locked Word Open XML document update.
  • To make sure that your DOCXL file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.