File Extension Library

.UDCX File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: XML

What are .UDCX files and how to open them?

Can't open .UDCX file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .UDCX file.

What is a .UDCX file extension?

.UDCX file extension is created by Microsoft. .UDCX has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .UDCX file is XML.

.UDCX is Universal Data Connection File

Data source connection file originally used by Microsoft FrontPage, but now adapted for various Microsoft programs, including Excel and InfoPath; contains properties to connect to one or more data sources; includes a connection string and authentication information.

UDCX files are used to store and share data source connection information in collaborative business environments. For example, UDCX files may be stored on a company Microsoft SharePoint server to access common data sources.

The Universal Data Connection (UDC) format extends the specification in .ODC files to include support for multiple different types of data sources, as well as arbitrary connection types. UDCX files are saved in an XML format.

NOTE: Microsoft updated UDC file format to version 2.0 for use with Microsoft Office 2010 applications such as InfoPath, an information-gathering and collaboration application for businesses.

List of all softwares that can open the Universal Data Connection File
Microsoft Excel 2016
Microsoft InfoPath
Microsoft Excel 2016

How to fix problems with .UDCX files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .UDCX files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .UDCX file format
  2. You need to check the .UDCX file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)