What is a .XMP File And How To Open It – Adobe Systems (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .xmp extension and you don’t know 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 .xmp file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .XMP file?

The .XMP file extension comes from Extensible Metadata Platform File. This file extension was developed by Adobe Systems. This miscellaneous file is in text format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .xmp file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .XMP file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Adobe Prelude CC 2019 software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .XMP file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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 Adobe Prelude CC 2019 software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .XMP file on Mac

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

1. The first step is to download the Adobe Prelude CC 2019 software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .XMP file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Adobe Prelude CC 2019 software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .XMP file?

If you cannot open the .XMP file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .XMP file.xmp – XMind. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .XMP file with the Adobe Prelude CC 2019 program on Windows and Adobe Prelude CC 2019 program on Mac.