What is a .XOJ File And How To Open It – Denis Auroux (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .xoj extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .xoj file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .XOJ file?

The file extension .XOJ is from Xournal Notebook.The creator of this file extension is Denis Auroux. The format of this file is xml, and it is a compressed file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .xoj file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .XOJ file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .XOJ file on your operating system/device.

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

The .xoj file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Xournal++ software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Xournal and Xournal++.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .XOJ 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 right click on your file and choose “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 Xournal++ software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .XOJ file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Xournal++ software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Xournal++.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .XOJ 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 right click on your file and choose “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 Xournal++ software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .XOJ file on Linux

There are 4 simple steps to open the .xoj file on Linux.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .XOJ 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Xournal++ software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .XOJ file?

If you are still unable to open the .XOJ file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .XOJ file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .xojo_binary_menu – Xojo, Inc., .xojo_binary_project – Xojo, Inc., .xojo_binary_toolbar – Xojo, Inc., .xojo_binary_window – Xojo, Inc., .xojo_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.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .XOJ file with the Xournal++, Xournal programs on Windows, Xournal++ program on Mac and Xournal++, Xournal software on Linux.