What is a .XUM File And How To Open It – AmsterCHEM (Visual Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .xum 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 .xum file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .XUM file?

The .XUM file extension is from Microsoft Excel Unit Operation Model. This file extension belongs to the developer AmsterCHEM. The format of this file is xml, and it is a data related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .XUM file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the AmsterCHEM Excel CAPE-OPEN Unit Operation software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is AmsterCHEM Excel CAPE-OPEN Unit Operation.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .XUM 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the AmsterCHEM Excel CAPE-OPEN Unit Operation software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .XUM file?

If you cannot open the .XUM file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .XUM file.xur – Microsoft, .xv0 – Lattice Technology, .xv3 – Lattice Technology, .xva – Citrix, .xvct – MindVision Software. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .XUM file with the AmsterCHEM Excel CAPE-OPEN Unit Operation program on Windows.