The File Extensions Database

.XAML File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .XAML file?

.XAML is XAML File

Extensible Application Markup Language file that uses Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) code; XAML (pronounced "zammel") is a descriptive programming language developed by Microsoft for creating user interfaces; introduced during the development stages of Longhorn, which is now Windows Vista.

XAML files are stored in a plain text format and can be viewed with a text editor. They are sometimes seen with a ".xoml" extension.

Programs that open XAML File
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017
Liquid Technologies Liquid XML Studio

How to solve problems with XAML files

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