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XFO File Extension

XSL-FO Formatted Form

What is XFO file?

XFO filename suffix is mostly used for XSL-FO Formatted Form files. XFO files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. XFO file belongs to the Data Files category just like 1326 other filename extensions listed in our database. DIGIFORMS Document Designer supports XFO files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 3 other tools may also be used.

Programs which support XFO file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support XFO files. XFO files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support XFO file

How to open file with XFO extension?

Problems with accessing XFO may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with XFO extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install DIGIFORMS Document Designer

Install software to open XFO file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening XFO files is that no program that can handle XFO files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install DIGIFORMS Document Designer or one to the listed programs: Adobe Acrobat, Digiform Document Designer, 602XML Filler. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support XFO files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit DIGIFORMS Document Designer website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of DIGIFORMS Document Designer

Update software that support file extension XFOYou still cannot access XFO files although DIGIFORMS Document Designer is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of DIGIFORMS Document Designer installed, it may not support XFO format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using DIGIFORMS Document Designer.

Step 3. Set the default application to open XFO files to DIGIFORMS Document Designer

If you have the latest version of DIGIFORMS Document Designer installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage XFO on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with XFO file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the XFO file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where DIGIFORMS Document Designer is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open XFO files and clicking OK.
Associate software with XFO file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with XFO extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select DIGIFORMS Document Designer and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with XFO extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the XFO for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the XFO file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check XFO file for viruses
1. Verify that the XFO in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the XFO file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the XFO file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the XFO file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the XFO file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with XFO extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the XSL-FO Formatted Form file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run DIGIFORMS Document Designer

If the systems has insufficient resources to open XFO files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with XSL-FO Formatted Form file. It may be the case that the XFO files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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