File Extension XA

.XA File

File extension: XA
File type: Extensive Audio

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:

Primary association: The Sims
Company: Electronic Arts (Maxis)
File classification: Audio
Identifying characters Hex: 58 41 4A 00 , ASCII: XAJ. , Also , Hex: 58 41 49 00 , ASCII: XAI.

Other applications associated with file type XA:

File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database

To change file associations press Windows Key + X 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.

Technical data

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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.

ProgramID: UltraISO
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\UltraISO\UltraISO.exe %1

ProgramID: MagicISO.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MagicISO\MagicISO.exe

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