File Extension XLS

.XLS File

File extension: XLS
File type: Worksheet
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Notes about the XLS file extension:



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The XLS file type is primarily associated with 'Excel' by Microsoft Corporation. Program: EXCEL.EXE. Also used by the Excel Viewer: XLVIEW.EXE. Can be captured by the OpenOffice Suite. Note: This file type can become infected and should be carefully scanned if someone sends you a file with this extension. Excel files can also be read and saved by the OpenOffice Suite.

Detailed information for file extension XLS:


Primary association: Excel
Company: Microsoft Corporation
File classification: Spreadsheet
Mime type: application/vnd.ms-excel [official], application/msexcel, application/x-msexcel, application/x-ms-excel, application/vnd.ms-excel, application/x-excel, application/x-dos_ms_excel, application/xls
Identifying characters Hex: D0 CF 11 E0 A1 B1 1A E1 00 , ASCII:
Program ID: Excel.Sheet.5 , Excel.Sheet.8 , soffice6.xls
Related links: Free Microsoft Viewer, OpenOffice.org, Zoho Viewer (Web Viewer)

Other applications associated with file type XLS:

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




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .XLS

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: 602Tab.Document, FileType: 602Tab Document, AppName: 602Tab Application
EXEFile: 602Tab.exe

ProgramID: CorelDRAW.Graphic.11, FileType: CorelDRAW 11.0 Graphic, AppName: CorelDRAW(R)
EXEFile: coreldrw.exe

ProgramID: Frigate3.edit, FileType: Write Document, AppName: Frigate3

ProgramID: QuattroPro.Notebook, FileType: Quattro Pro 10 Notebook

ProgramID: viewer.rmh.1, FileType: Microsoft Rights Managed HTML Document, AppName: Rights Management Add-on for Internet Explorer

ProgramID: Excel.Sheet.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Excel Viewer\XLVIEW.EXE /e

ProgramID: ExcelViewer.Sheet.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\XLVIEW.EXE /e

ProgramID: QuattroPro.Notebook.12
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WORDPE~1\Programs\QPW120.dll

ProgramID: soffice6.xls
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org1.0.2\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: ExcelViewer.Sheet.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MI1933~1\OFFICE11\XLVIEW.EXE /e

ProgramID: MSWorks4Sheet
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Works\WksSS.exe %1

ProgramID: Excel.Sheet.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\XLView\XLVIEW.EXE /e

ProgramID: Excel.Sheet.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\office97\Office\excel.exe /e

ProgramID: Excel.Sheet.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OfficeXP\Office10\EXCEL.EXE /e

ProgramID: Excel.Sheet.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office_XP\Office10\EXCEL.EXE /e

ProgramID: Excel.Sheet.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office\EXCEL.EXE /e

ProgramID: Excel.Sheet.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE /e

ProgramID: Excel.Sheet.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office\excel.exe %1

ProgramID: Excel.Sheet.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE

ProgramID: Excel.Sheet.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office10\EXCEL.EXE /e

ProgramID: Excel.Sheet.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office 2003\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE /e

ProgramID: Excel.Sheet.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\excel\XLVIEW.EXE /e

ProgramID: 602Tab.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Software602\602Pro PC SUITE\602Tab\602Tab.exe %1

ProgramID: OpenOffice.org.xls
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.95\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: OpenOffice.org.xls
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.104\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: OpenOffice.org.xls
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.100\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: OpenOffice.org.xls
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.79\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: EasySpreadsheet.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\EasyOffice\EASYSPREADSHEET.EXE %1

ProgramID: Excel.Sheet.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\microsoft money\XLVIEW.EXE /e

ProgramID: QuattroPro.Notebook.12
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WordPerfect Office 12\Programs\QPW.exe %1

ProgramID: OpenOffice.org.xls
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 2.0\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: Excel.Sheet.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office 2007\Office12\EXCEL.EXE /e

ProgramID: OpenOffice.org.xls
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 2.1\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: QuattroPro.Notebook.13
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WordPerfect Office X3\Programs\QPW.exe

ProgramID: EasySpreadsheet.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles% PER UFFICIO\EASYSPREADSHEET.EXE

ProgramID: GoogleToolbar.xls.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MOZILL~1\firefox.exe -GoogleToolbar .xls

ProgramID: OpenOffice.org.xls
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 2.2\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: Excel.Sheet.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office2007\Office12\EXCEL.EXE /e

ProgramID: soffice6.xls
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OFFICE ONE6.5\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: OpenOffice.org.xls
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 2.3\program\soffice.exe -calc -o

ProgramID: MSWorks4Sheet
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~3\wksss.exe

ProgramID: ooostub.XlsDocument.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Sun\OpenOffice.org Installer 1.0\ooostub.exe -o

ProgramID: GoogleToolbar.xls.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Mozilla Firefox 3.5 Beta 4\firefox.exe -GoogleToolbar .xls

Program Name and MIME Type Info for File Extension .XLS

FILExt has been given permission to display a Program Name/MIME type database collected by Anthony R. Nemmer. Some of this data has already been included into the main FILExt database. Those entries which have not yet been incorporated are displayed below.
Program Name Mime Type application/octet-stream application/x-excel5book application/x-soffice

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