File Extension Library

.XSPF File Extension

  • Category: Audio Files
  • Format: XML

What are .XSPF files and how to open them?

Can't open .XSPF 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 .XSPF file.

What is a .XSPF file extension?

.XSPF file extension has been classified as Audio Files. The format of .XSPF file is XML

.XSPF is XSPF Playlist File

An XSPF file is a playlist saved in the XML Shareable Playlist Format (XSPF). It is similar to a .M3U file, but uses standard XML tags to organize and list files included in the playlist. XSPF files are used by various audio players, such as VLC media player, AIMP, Clementine, and Audacious.

It is important to note that XSPF files do not contain actual audio data. They only store information about a playlist, which includes references to media files stored in the playlist.

NOTE: More information about the XSPF format is available at

List of all softwares that can open the XSPF Playlist File
Roxio Creator NXT Pro 6
VideoLAN VLC media player
VideoLAN VLC media player
Macgo Mac Media Player
VideoLAN VLC media player

How to fix problems with .XSPF files

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