What is .xfdl File Extension

What is .xfdl file extension?

.xfdl files are recorded to be associated with ?XML Form in XFDL format? and are commonly referred as Extensible Forms Description Language files.

Files with suffix ?xfdl? are secure type of XML files and are primarily used in business and government e-Commerce transactions. PureEdge Solutions, which was acquired by IBM in 2005, developed the XFDL format.

The .xfdl files come under the category of Web files and the Mime type is: application/vnd.ufdl, application/uwi_form, application/x-xfdl, application/vnd.xfdl.

Name of the program(s) that can open an .xfdl file

  • IBM PureEdge Viewer

If you use Windows, you may use any of the following program(s) to open an .xfdl file:

  • Lotus Forms Viewer
  • IBM PureEdge Viewer
  • Any Text Editor

The trial version of IBM PureEdge Viewer software is available with all features for 60 days. So, if you need to open an .xfdl format but don?t have the means to view the file then you may download IBM PureEdge Viewer software from IBM?s official website.

Name of other file types that use file extension .xfdl

Other file types that are recorded using the .xfdl file extension are:

  • Atari Disk Image
  • Acu4GL Extended File Description

A file type error occurs when I try to open an .xfdl file type ? what should I do?

Generally, a file type error is reported when any of the following conditions are true:

  • The application associated with the file type is not installed on your computer.
  • The file you are trying to open is corrupt.
  • File openers on your Windows system are corrupt or damaged.

An easy way to resolve file type errors is to use a reliable file extension repair program to open the file that is generating the error.