What is a .XNC File And How To Open It – Ucamco, KiCad, and Pentalogix (Easy Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .xnc extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .xnc file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .XNC file?

The file extension .XNC is from Exchange NC File.The creator of this file extension is Ucamco, KiCad, and Pentalogix. The file has the text format, and it is a CAD software file.

What to know

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

How to open a .XNC file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the GraphiCode GC-PowerPlace software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use GraphiCode GC-PowerPlace software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .XNC 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 GraphiCode GC-PowerPlace software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .XNC file?

If you are still unable to open the .XNC file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .XNC file.xnk – Exchange Shortcut, .xnt – Quark Software, .xof – RenderMorphics, .xoj – Denis Auroux, .xojo_binary_menu – Xojo, Inc.. 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 .XNC file with the GraphiCode GC-PowerPlace program on Windows.