File Extension Library

.XSC File Extension

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

What are .XSC files and how to open them?

Can't open .XSC 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 .XSC file.

What is a .XSC file extension?

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

.XSC is Visual Studio Dataset Internal Info File

File created by the Visual Studio software development IDE; auto-generated by Visual Studio when the user creates an XML schema (.XSD file) containing data in addition to the schema.

When Visual Studio creates the XSC file, it also creates an .XSS file. If you would like to prevent Visual Studio from creating the XSC and XSS files, open the XSD file with a text editor and alter the following code, where "false" was previously "true:"


NOTE: XSC files are created by the Dataset Designer tool in Visual Studio.

List of all softwares that can open the Visual Studio Dataset Internal Info File
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

How to fix problems with .XSC files

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