File Extension Library

.WXL File Extension

  • Developer by: Outercurve Foundation
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .WXL file?

.WXL file extension is created by Outercurve Foundation. .WXL has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .WXL file is Text.

.WXL is WiX Localization File

File created by the Windows Installer XML (WiX) toolset, a Windows installer development program; contains a collection of strings for localizing a product for a specific culture; includes translated user interface text for several languages.

You can modify where the culture is set by editing the WixLocalization culture string. A sample of a WXL file and its culture string can be seen below:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<WixLocalization Culture="en-us" xmlns=" /wix/2006/localization">
<String Id="errormsg" Overridable="yes"> General Failure</Stringgt;

List of all softwares that can open the WiX Localization File
WiX Toolset

How to Open .WXL file on different platforms

Open .WXL File on Windows

  • Right-click a .WXL
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .WXL file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .WXL files" Press "Ok"

Open .WXL File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .WXL file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .WXL File on Linux

Right click on the .WXL file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .WXL File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .WXL file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .WXL File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .WXL files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .WXL files

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