Notes about the XA file extension:
To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened
" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?
" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps"
and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.
The XA file type is primarily associated with 'The Sims' by Electronic Arts (Maxis). Is used in other Maxis games as well. Note that different versions of this file type may have different starting strings.
Detailed information for file extension XA:
File classification: AudioIdentifying characters
Hex: 58 41 4A 00 , ASCII: XAJ. , Also , Hex: 58 41 49 00 , ASCII: XAI.
Other applications associated with file type XA:
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database
To change file associations press Windows Key
and then Apps and Features
> Default apps
> Choose default apps by file type
Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.
To view technical data on file-extension XA click this link
to expand/hide the additional area.
System Info for File Extension .XA
The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly
from user systems.
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\UltraISO\UltraISO.exe %1