How to open a file with .XY extension?

File Type : XYWrite Text File
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .XY file

Searching for the right program to open .XY files?

"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.

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What is .XY file extension?

Text document created by XYWrite, an early word processing program for Windows; contains plain text markup delimited by << and >> symbols. While XYWrite was commonly used in word processing and print media in the late 1980s and early 1990s, it is no longer are supported.
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open XYfiles:

  • XYWrite
  • Corel WordPerfect X7
  • Any Text Editor