What is a .XOPP File And How To Open It – The Xournal++ Team (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .xopp extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .xopp file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .XOPP file?

The .XOPP file extension comes from Xournal++ Notebook. The developer of this file extension is The Xournal++ Team. This compressed file is in xml format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .xopp file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .XOPP file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .XOPP file on various operating systems.

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

The .xopp 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. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Xournal++.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .XOPP file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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 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”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .XOPP file on Mac

To open the .xopp file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

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++.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .XOPP 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: 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. 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”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .XOPP file on Linux

The .xopp file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .XOPP 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. 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”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .XOPP file?

If you are still unable to open the .XOPP file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .XOPP file.xopus – Exient Entertainment, .xp – Starbreeze Studios, .xp – XPilot, .xp2 – XPilot NG, .xp3 – KiriKiri. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

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