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.XSD File Extension

File TypeXML Schema Definition

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This file is saved in an XML format. You can view the XML structure and contents of the file in a text editor.

What is an XSD file?

Defines what elements and attributes may appear in an XML document; also defines the relationship of the elements and what data may be stored in them; written in the W3C XML Schema language.

More Information

XSD files may be used as an alternative to Document Type Definition (.DTD) files for defining XML schemas.

Open and view .XSD files with File Viewer Plus.
Programs that open XSD files
Updated 10/18/2016

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