XWMA file format description
Many people share .xwma files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .xwma file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .xwma files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.xwma - Microsoft xWMA Compressed Audio
The XWMA audio files are related to XAudio2. XWMA file is a Microsoft xWMA Compressed Audio. The Microsoft xWMA format is an audio container/codec format used by XAudio 2, based on the RIFF container format. XAudio2 is a lower-level audio API for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and Windows Phone 8.
- Audio files
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- Microsoft xWMA Compressed Audio related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .xwma file extension. Even harmful programs can create .xwma files. Be especially cautious with .xwma files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .xwma 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 .xwma file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
xma, wma, xwm
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Xbox 360 Native Audio
- Windows Media Audio
- Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Audio Data
- Microsoft xWMA Compressed Audio
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