XA File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open an XA file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .XA files.

What is an XA file?

An .XA file is a Maxis XA Audio file. Through our analysis of XA files, we know that one use of the format is Maxis XA Audio. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open XA files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension XA for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different XA openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension XA

While we know of one file format using the .XA file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .XA file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of XA files. Remember, different programs may use XA files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Free File ViewerFree File ViewerUser submitted
Final Media PlayerFinal Media PlayerUser submitted
Any Video ConverterAny Video ConverterUser submitted
VideoLAN VLC media playerVideoLAN VLC media playerUser submitted
TS PlayerTS PlayerUser submitted
FLV and Media PlayerFLV and Media PlayerUser submitted
UltraISO PremiumUltraISO PremiumUser submitted
CitrioCitrioUser submitted
Ace PlayerAce PlayerUser submitted
Sigma media playerSigma media playerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with XA-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with XA-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!