XPT File Type

- The quick facts

What are XPT files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an XPT 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 XPT file?

An .XPT file is a Mozilla Firefox Plugin file. These files are associated with the Mozilla Firefox Internet browser. The XPT files that are used by this web browser contain components or plug-ins for Firefox.

For example, the Flash player plug-in is an XPT file that extends Firefox with Flash-movie playback capabilities. The XPT files created for Firefox provide users with more features and functionality when using the Firefox browsing program without modifying the browser itself.

How to open XPT files

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

Programs that open Mozilla Firefox Plugin files

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Last updated: January 12, 2022

Other file formats using extension .XPT

While Mozilla Firefox Plugin is a popular type of XPT-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .XPT extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

SAS Transport (XPORT) Format

A file with file extension XPT may also be an export file created by SAS, a statistical software suite developed by SAS Institute. These export files are also called transport files, as they are used to transport data between systems.

An XPT export file may contain one or multiple datasets. They are created using Proc Copy with the XPORT engine in SAS and are normally compressed to save space.

XPT opener for Windows

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