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Informations about the XLR filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .xlr filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .xlr file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.xlr - Microsoft Works Spreadsheet

The XLR file is a Document file, which is connected to the Microsoft Works Spreadsheet according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Microsoft Works Spreadsheet (.xlr) files can be opened or converted with the help of Microsoft Works.

Format description:
XLR format
Microsoft Works
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Excel Viewer
Related extensions:
Microsoft Works Communications Script Backup
Microsoft Works Database Backup
Microsoft Works Document Backup
Microsoft Works Database
Microsoft Works Project

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .xlr file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .xlr extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .xlr files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .xlr file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .xlr file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .xlr file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .xlr file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .xlr extension

The .xlr filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .xlr files.

alr, zlr, xpr, xlg, xle, slr, lr, clr, xr, xlt, xlf, xld, lxr, dlr

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .xlr file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .xlr extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

ADRIFT Language Resource
ZoneAlarm MailSafe Renamed SCT File
Autodesk AutoCAD XREF Log File
MicroVigene License Request File
FARSITE Color Data
Microsoft Excel Worksheet

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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