How to open XPS file?

What is XPS file extension?

The XPS extension is given to files that are generated by the Microsoft XPS Document Writer virtual printer. This format was to become a serious alternative to PDF files. This file can be generated from any document that is printable. A file saved in XPS format cannot be edited. XPS files can be viewed in various programs, but most often associated with the Microsoft XPS Viewer. This format together with Microsoft has been developed by Ecma International. From a technical point of view, the XPS file is an archive in ZIP format.

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Programs that support XPS file

Programs for Windows system
Microsoft XPS Viewer Microsoft XPS Viewer
PDF Converter Professional PDF Converter Professional
XpsViewer XpsViewer
XpsConvert XpsConvert
Mozilla Firefox Mozilla Firefox
Danet Studio Danet Studio
Programs for Mac OS system
PDF Converter PDF Converter
XpsViewer XpsViewer
Safari Safari
Mozilla Firefox Mozilla Firefox
NiXPS View NiXPS View
NiXPS Edit NiXPS Edit
Programs for Linux system
XpsViewer XpsViewer
Mozilla Firefox Mozilla Firefox
KDE Okular KDE Okular
Okular Okular
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the XPS file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the XPS file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the XPS file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the XPS file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the XPS file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the XPS file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).