XCONF file format description

Many people share .xconf files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .xconf file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .xconf files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.xconf - PTC Windchill Configuration

The XCONF configuration files are related to PTC Windchill. The XCONF file is a PTC Windchill Configuration. PTC Windchill is a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software product that is offered by PTC. The site.xconf file is an XML file that is formatted according to the xconf.dtd.

PTC Windchill
Configuration files
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PTC Windchill Configuration related extensions:
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General Settings File
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SmartCAM Connection Settings File
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .xconf file extension. Even harmful programs can create .xconf files. Be especially cautious with .xconf files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .xconf 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 .xconf file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

conf, xcof, xcon

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Mac OS Object Library
Conceal Encrypted Data
General Configuration

Operating systems

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