XBRL file format description
Many people share .xbrl files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .xbrl file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .xbrl files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.xbrl - eXtensible Business Reporting Language
XBRL file is an eXtensible Business Reporting Language. XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) is a freely available, open, and global standard for exchanging business information. XBRL allows the expression of semantic meaning commonly required in business reporting.
- Document files
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- eXtensible Business Reporting Language related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .xbrl file extension. Even harmful programs can create .xbrl files. Be especially cautious with .xbrl files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .xbrl 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .xbrl file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
brl, xbr, xbel, xrl, xblr
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
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- Rapidform XOR 3D Scan CAD Data
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