File Extension Library

.XGS File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files

What is an .XGS file?

.XGS file extension is created by Microsoft. .XGS has been classified as Settings Files.

.XGS is XACT Global Settings File

Configuration file created with XACT, the Microsoft Cross-Platform Audio Creation Tool; contains the categories, variables, and run-time parameter controls defined by the sound designer; referenced by video games that use XACT sound data, including .XWB and .XSB files.

How to Open .XGS file on different platforms

Open .XGS File on Windows

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

Open .XGS File on Mac

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

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

Open .XGS File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .XGS files

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