XLR File Type

- The quick facts

What are XLR files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an XLR file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an XLR file?

An .XLR file is a Microsoft Works Spreadsheet file. The Microsoft Works productivity suite commonly uses files that contain the .xlr file extension. The .xlr file extension is used when creating charts and spreadsheets within the Microsoft Works spreadsheet application. The chart and spreadsheet files saved with the Works application are saved with the .xlr file extension.

Microsoft Works is similar to Microsoft Office, but the applications that are provided in the Works suite do not have as much functionality or as many features as the applications that are included with Microsoft Office software suite, making the Works applications more common for personal use than for business use.

How to open XLR files

We have identified 1 XLR opener for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of XLR file.

Programs that open Microsoft Works Spreadsheet files

Microsoft WorksMicrosoft WorksVerified
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Last updated: December 15, 2021

Suggest another file format using extension XLR

While we know of one file format using the .XLR 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 .XLR file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
Ultra LibrarianUltra LibrarianUser submitted
OpenOffice.org BaseOpenOffice.org BaseUser submitted
OpenOffice.org CalcOpenOffice.org CalcUser submitted
Microsoft ExcelMicrosoft ExcelUser submitted
OpenOffice.org WriterOpenOffice.org WriterUser submitted
WordPerfectWordPerfectUser submitted
Microsoft Works SpreadsheetMicrosoft Works SpreadsheetUser submitted
602Tab Application602Tab ApplicationUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with XLR-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 XLR-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!