BAML file format description

Many people often share .baml files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .baml files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .baml files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .baml files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .baml file format.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.baml - Compiled XAML

The BAML development files are related to Microsoft Silverlight. The BAML file is a Compiled XAML. Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) is an XML based declarative language that is used in the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Silverlight to define the user interface and animations.

Microsoft Silverlight
Development files
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Compiled XAML related extensions:
Visual FoxPro Documenting Wizard List
V IDE GUI MakeFile
Visual Studio Package Source Control Data
Unity Binary Text Asset Data
Juliar Source Code

Naturally, other applications may also use the .baml file extension. Even harmful programs can create .baml files. Be especially cautious with .baml files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .baml file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .baml file extension is often given incorrectly!

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience on our site.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

aml, bal, bam, bamp, bml, bxml, gaml, haml

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .baml filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .baml:

B4A Layout
Bean XML Data
Binary Markup Language Data
Infinity Engine Animation
GAML Document
Better Markup Language File

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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