File Extension Library

.XDF File Extension

  • Developer by: IBM
  • Category: Disk image (ISO) binary Files

What are .XDF files and how to open them?

Can't open .XDF 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 .XDF file.

What is a .XDF file extension?

.XDF file extension is created by IBM. .XDF has been classified as Disk image (ISO) binary Files.

.XDF is Extended disk format image

The xdf file extension is also used in the OS/2 operating system and used for Extended Disk Format. A .xdf file is created by OS/2 xdfcopy.exe program.

The XDF is also an abbreviation that means Extensible Data Format an XML formatted file used to store high-dimensional data and information developed by NASA. By default, Extensible Data Format uses *.xml file extension.

How to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .xdf 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 fix problems with .XDF files

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