What is a .XPT File And How To Open It (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .xpt extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .xpt file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .XPT file?

The .XPT file extension comes from Mozilla Firefox Component. The file is a plugin related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .XPT file?

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

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

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .XPT 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Mozilla Firefox software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .XPT file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .xpt file on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the Mozilla Firefox software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Mozilla Firefox.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .XPT 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: 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 Mozilla Firefox software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .XPT file on Linux

To open the .xpt file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Mozilla Firefox software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Mozilla Firefox software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .XPT 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: 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 Mozilla Firefox software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .XPT file?

If you cannot open the .XPT file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .XPT file.xq – The W3C XML Query Working Group, .xql – The W3C XML Query Working Group, .xqm – The W3C XML Query Working Group, .xqt – SuperCalc Macro File, .xquery – The W3C XML Query Working Group. 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 .XPT file with the Mozilla Firefox program on Windows, Mozilla Firefox program on Mac and Mozilla Firefox software on Linux.