XPS File Extension

XML Paper Specification File Type

Extension .xps
Developer Microsoft
Popularity 5.0 (485 Votes)
Mime Type application/vnd.ms-xpsdocument
Default Program Pagemark XpsViewer
Category Page Layout Files
Format Zip
Updated 5/1/2022

What is a XPS File Extension?

XPS file extension is created by Microsoft, also known as XML Paper Specification File. XPS has been classified as Page Layout Files. This file is saved during a zipped format. you will view the contents by unzipping it with a file decompression program. You can open XPS files in Pagemark XpsViewer program.



Free XPS File Online Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .XPS (XML Paper Specification File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to XPS, merge, split and compare the XPS files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

XPS Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the XML Paper Specification File .XPS File Extensions while opening the .XPS files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open XPS Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for XML Paper Specification File on your system such as Pagemark XpsViewer.
  2. Associate default Pagemark Pagemark XpsViewer program for *.xps (XML Paper Specification File) files.

    Associate XPS Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.XPS (e.g example.xps) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Pagemark Pagemark XpsViewer program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .xps files.

    Associate XPS Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.XPS (e.g example.xps) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Pagemark Pagemark XpsViewer program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Pagemark XpsViewer extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

Related XPS File Extensions

XPS default file extension is .XPS and other similer related extensions are:

All Platform Software Programs for XPS File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the XPS files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open XPS File on Windows

Software License Developer
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Aspose Aspose.Total for .NET image. Aspose Aspose.Total for .NET 16.3.0 for Windows  Open aspose website. Commercial Aspose
Calibre image. Calibre 3 for Windows  Open calibre website. Open Source Calibre
Dolphin image. Dolphin 5 for Windows  Open dolphin website. Open Source Dolphin
KDE Okular image. KDE Okular .19 for Windows  Open kde website. Open Source KDE
Kofax OmniPage image. Kofax OmniPage ULTIMATE 19 for Windows  Open kofax website. Commercial Kofax
Nuance PDF Converter Professional image. Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8 for Windows  Open nuance website. Commercial Nuance
Microsoft PowerPoint image. Microsoft PowerPoint 365 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft Word image. Microsoft Word 365 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft XPS Viewer image. Microsoft XPS Viewer 000 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Included with OS Microsoft
Pagemark XpsViewer image. Pagemark XpsViewer 1 for Windows  Open pagemark website. Commercial Pagemark

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen XPS File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Calibre image. Calibre 3 for MacOs  Open calibre website. Open Source Calibre
Dolphin image. Dolphin 5 for MacOs  Open dolphin website. Open Source Dolphin
Google Drive image. Google Drive 2020 for MacOs  Open google website. Freeware Google
KDE Okular image. KDE Okular .19 for MacOs  Open kde website. Open Source KDE
Microsoft PowerPoint image. Microsoft PowerPoint 365 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac image. Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac 2019 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Apple Safari image. Apple Safari 12 for MacOs  Open apple website. Bundled Apple
Microsoft Word image. Microsoft Word 365 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Pagemark XpsViewer image. Pagemark XpsViewer 1 for MacOs  Open pagemark website. Commercial Pagemark

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen XPS file on Linux

Software License Developer
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for Linux  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Calibre image. Calibre 3 for Linux  Open calibre website. Open Source Calibre
Dolphin image. Dolphin 5 for Linux  Open dolphin website. Open Source Dolphin
KDE Okular image. KDE Okular .19 for Linux  Open kde website. Open Source KDE
Pagemark XpsViewer image. Pagemark XpsViewer 1 for Linux  Open pagemark website. Commercial Pagemark

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen XPS file on Web

Software License Developer
Google Drive image. Google Drive 2020 for Web  Open google website. Freeware Google

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen XPS file on iOS

Software License Developer
Apple Safari image. Apple Safari 12 for iOS  Open apple website. Bundled Apple

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen XPS file on Android

Software License Developer

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

XPS file extension icon image.About XPS - XML Paper Specification File

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Updated 5/1/2022


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