>> XLF file

XLF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.xlf - XLIFF Document

The XLF document files are related to Swordfish Translation Editor. XLF file is an XLIFF Document. XLIFF (XML Localisation Interchange File Format) is an XML-based format created to standardize localization.

Swordfish Translation Editor
Document files
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xli, xlif, xliff
XLIFF Document related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .xlf file extension. Even harmful programs can create .xlf files. Be especially cautious with .xlf files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

alf, clf, dlf, lf, lxf, slf, xf, xfl, xif, xl, xlb, xlc, xld, xle, xlg

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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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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