What is a .TIMELINE File And How To Open It – The Timeline Authors

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Have you downloaded a file with .timeline 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 .timeline file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .TIMELINE file?

The .TIMELINE file extension is Timeline Data File. The creator of this file extension is The Timeline Authors. The format of this data related file is xml.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .timeline file on 1 platform.

How to open a .TIMELINE file?

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

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .timeline file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the The Timeline Authors Timeline software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use The Timeline Authors Timeline software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .TIMELINE 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 The Timeline Authors Timeline software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .TIMELINE file?

If you cannot open the .TIMELINE file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .TIMELINE file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .timer – Lennart Poettering and Kay Sievers, .timestamp – ESRI, .tini – Google, .tip – TuneUp Corporation, .tiprogram – Texas Instruments. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .TIMELINE file with the The Timeline Authors Timeline program on Windows.