File Extension Library


.XLG File Extension

  • Developer by: Autodesk, Inc.
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .XLG file?

.XLG file extension is created by Autodesk, Inc.. .XLG has been classified as Various data Files.

.XLG is AutoCAD external reference log

The xlg file extension is related to AutoCAD, a professional drafting and CAD program from Autodesk, available for Microsoft Windows and macOS (OS X).

The xlg file contains external reference log created by the AutoCAD.


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 .xlg 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 Open .XLG file on different platforms

Open .XLG File on Windows

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

Open .XLG File on Mac

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

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

Open .XLG File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .XLG files

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