What is a .XFDL File And How To Open It – UWI (Guide)


Have you downloaded a file with .xfdl extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .xfdl file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .XFDL file?

The .XFDL file extension stands for XFDL File. The developer of this file extension is UWI. The format of this web related file is xml.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .xfdl file on 1 platform.

How to open a .XFDL file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .XFDL file on various operating systems.

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .xfdl file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Notepad++ software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: IBM Lotus Forms Viewer, Microsoft Notepad and Notepad++.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .XFDL file

2. The second step is locating 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: 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 Notepad++ software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .XFDL file?

If you cannot open the .XFDL file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .XFDL file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .xfl – Adobe Systems, .xflow – AmsterCHEM, .xfn – Corel, .xfo – XSL-FO Formatted Form, .xfr – TIBCO Software. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .XFDL file with the Notepad++, IBM Lotus Forms Viewer, Microsoft Notepad programs on Windows.