The File Extensions Database


.XWMA File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft Corporation
  • Category: Audio and sound Files

What is an .XWMA file?

.XWMA is xWMA audio compression format

The xwma file extension is associated with the xWMA audio compression format.

xWMA is a subset of the Windows Media Audio (WMA) Professional compression format. Both XAudio2 and XACT3 support xWMA decoding in software.


How to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.xwma files.

How to convert:

Compatible tools may be able to export xwma files to other formats.

How to solve problems with XWMA files

  • Associate the XWMA file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any XWMA file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.XWMA files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the XWMA file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .XWMA is xWMA audio compression format. Because only the current version supports the latest XWMA file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft Corporation manufacturer website after an available .XWMA is xWMA audio compression format update.
  • To make sure that your XWMA file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.