.XSF File Extension

File Type:
InfoPath Form Definition File

Having trouble opening .xsf extension? Don't panic! This page explains what xsf files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open xsf files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a XSF file?

Xsf file extension has InfoPath Form Definition file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "data files" category.

Commonly applied by InfoPath, the file defines the content, structure, and properties of the .XSN file. It is located within the XSN template. It also comes along with a corresponding .XSD file, which has been published by Microsoft.


To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

xsf file icon
File Type:
InfoPath Form Definition File
Data Files

How to open XSF file?

Double click the xsf file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .xsf extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the xsf extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the xsf file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open XSF files

  • Windows Windows
    • Microsoft InfoPath Microsoft InfoPath

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the xsf file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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