.XAML File Extension

.XAML File Extension

XAML File

Developer Microsoft
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What is a XAML file?

A XAML file is an Extensible Application Markup Language file that uses Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) code. XAML (pronounced "zammel") is a descriptive programming language developed by Microsoft for creating user interfaces. It was introduced during the development stages of Longhorn, more popularly known as Windows Vista.

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Screenshot of a .xaml file in Microsoft Visual Studio Code
XAML file open in Microsoft Visual Studio Code

XAML files are stored in a plain text format and can be viewed with a text editor. They are sometimes seen with a .xoml extension.

How to open a XAML file

You can open and edit a XAML file in any text or source code editor, such as Microsoft Visual Studio Code (cross-platform) or GitHub Atom (cross-platform).

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Programs that open XAML files

Updated December 28, 2021

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