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XIA file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.xia - Chiasmus Encrypted File

The XIA other files are related to Chiasmus. The XIA file is a Chiasmus Encrypted File. Chiasmus is an encryption program for Windows Windows 95, 98, 2000, ME, NT 3.5.2 and higher, XP, Vista, 7 and Linux on 32-bit systems. With Chiasmus it is possible to encrypt individual files or entire folders.

Other files
0x58, 0x49, 0x41, 0x31 / XIA1
Chiasmus Encrypted File related extensions:
Chiasmus Key File
Chiasmus Configuration

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

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

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

aia, cia, dia, ia, ixa, sia, xa, xai, xi, xiw, xix, xiz, xla

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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