How to open XMP files

Did your computer fail to open a XMP file? We explain what XMP files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.

What is a XMP file?

XMP is an acronym for Extensible Metadata Platform. Files that contain the .xmp file extension normally store metadata information that describes an associated image, database or Web document file. The XMP file format was created by Adobe as a part of the Adobe Extensible Metadata Platform.

An XMP file can contain a variety of information about the associated file, such as the file description, author, copyright information, title and keywords. These details are saved in the standard metadata format, making it searchable by XMP-compatible applications. The XMP files are used to organize large volumes of files into a searchable database.

XMP file openers, viewers, etc.

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

XMindXMindUser submitted
Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted
MediaPortalMediaPortalUser submitted
Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
XMap7XMap7User submitted
Xilinx Platform StudioXilinx Platform StudioUser submitted
Picasa Photo ViewerPicasa Photo ViewerUser submitted
Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
Photomatix ProPhotomatix ProUser submitted
Application XmpViewerApplication XmpViewerUser submitted
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We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with XMP-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!