XIP file format description
Many people share .xip files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .xip file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .xip files.
4 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.xip - Photo Mechanic Metadata File
The XIP data files are related to Photo Mechanic. The XIP file is a Photo Mechanic Metadata File. Photo Mechanic is a front-end photo ingesting, tagging, and browsing tool by Camera Bits.
- Photo Mechanic
- Data files
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- Photo Mechanic Metadata File related extensions:
.xip - Xbox Dashboard Data
The XIP data files are related to Xbox. The XIP file is an Xbox Dashboard Data. The Xbox is a home video game console and the first installment in the Xbox series of video game consoles manufactured by Microsoft.
.xip - HP 95LX Execute-in-Place Program
The XIP data files are related to HP 95LX. The XIP file is a HP 95LX Execute-in-Place Program. The HP 95LX was HP's first MS-DOS-based pocket computer or personal digital assistant. The HP 95LX seems to be no longer supported.
- HP 95LX
- Data files
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- HP 95LX Execute-in-Place Program related extensions:
.xip - Signed Extensible Archive Format Data
The XIP archive files are related to XAR. The XIP file is an Signed Extensible Archive Format Data. XAR (eXtensible ARchive) is an open source file archiver.
- Archive files
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- Signed Extensible Archive Format Data related extensions:
- Extensible Archive Format Data
Naturally, other applications may also use the .xip file extension. Even harmful programs can create .xip files. Be especially cautious with .xip files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .xip 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 .xip file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
aip, cip, dip, ip, ixp, sip, xi, xil, xjp, xkp, xlp, xop, xp, xpi, zip
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- SAP BO Xcelsius Add-On Package Project
- FastTracker 2 Instrument
- DVDINFOPro Data
- Crestron SIMPL IP Table Data
- SIP Specification File
- ZIP Archive
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