File Extension Library

.XFD File Extension

  • Developer by: UWI
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .XFD file?

.XFD file extension is created by UWI. .XFD has been classified as Data Files. The format of .XFD file is Text.

.XFD is XFD File

File that uses the Extensible Forms Description Language (XFDL) standard to represent a structured, legally-binding business form; contains business form data including layout, digital signatures, inline expressions, and business transaction details; addresses business transaction needs for auditability, non-repudiation, preservation of context, and security.

XFD files are the same as .XFDL files. They were designed to create standardized business forms and are used in government and business transactions.

NOTE: The United States Airforce discontinued the use of IBM PureEdge Viewer. You should use the Lotus Forms Viewer instead.

List of all softwares that can open the XFD File
IBM Lotus Forms Viewer
File Type 2:

FormFlow 99 Form Data File

Developer by: JetForm Category: Data Files

File created in the FormFlow 99 format, which was developed by JetForm; contains page form element information, such as the names and values of text fields; used for storing form data that can be imported into a PDF document.

XFD files are similar to .XFDF files, except XFDF files are more common and have a newer format that uses XML formatting.

NOTE: FormFlow 99 XFD files should not be confused with Extensible Forms Description Language (XFDL) files, which also use the ".xfd" extension.

List of all softwares that can open the FormFlow 99 Form Data File
Adobe Acrobat DC
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
Adobe Acrobat DC
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

How to Open .XFD file on different platforms

Open .XFD File on Windows

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

Open .XFD File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .XFD 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 .XFD File on Linux

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

Open .XFD File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .XFD 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 .XFD 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 .XFD files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .XFD files

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