File Extension Library

.XL File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Spreadsheet Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .XL files and how to open them?

Can't open .XL 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 .XL file.

What is a .XL file extension?

.XL file extension is created by Microsoft. .XL has been classified as Spreadsheet Files. The format of .XL file is Binary.

.XL is Excel Spreadsheet

Alternative extension used for Excel spreadsheet files; contains data organized in rows and columns; can be exported from Excel as a text file, .CSV, or .TSV file.

Excel files typically use the .XLS file extension.

List of all softwares that can open the Excel Spreadsheet
Microsoft Excel 2016
Microsoft Excel 2016

How to fix problems with .XL files

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