What is a .MXML File And How To Open It – Adobe Systems

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .mxml extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. In this article we will explain what .mxml file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .MXML file?

The file extension .MXML comes from Flex MXML Component. This file extension was developed by Adobe Systems. The file has the text format, and it is a development related file.

What to know

There are currently 5 software that can open the .mxml file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .MXML file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .MXML file on various operating systems.

How to open a .MXML file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .mxml file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the gVim software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is FlashDevelop, Microsoft Notepad, Notepad++ and gVim.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MXML file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the gVim software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .MXML file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .mxml file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Apple TextEdit software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MXML file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Apple TextEdit software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .MXML file?

If you cannot open the .MXML file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .MXML file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .mxn – Mobiiko, .mxp – Adobe Systems, .mxprj – Native Instruments, .mxs – Next Limit, .mxs – Corel. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .MXML file with the gVim, FlashDevelop, Microsoft Notepad, Notepad++ programs on Windows and Apple TextEdit program on Mac.