XLD filename suffix is mostly used for Excel Database Format files. Microsoft defined the Excel Database Format format standard. Files with XLD extension may be used by programs distributed for Mac OS, Windows platform. XLD file belongs to the Database Files category just like 349 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling XLD files is Microsoft Excel, but users can choose among 2 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of Microsoft Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theMicrosoft Excel software, but also about XLD and other supported file formats.
Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open XLD files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with XLD suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening XLD files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with XLD files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports XLD files installed on the system. The most obvious solution is to download and install Microsoft Excel or one to the listed programs: Microsoft Office. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support XLD files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Microsoft Excel installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Microsoft Corporation website and download from their official repositories.
If you already have Microsoft Excel installed on your systems and XLD files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Microsoft Excel installed, it may not support XLD format. The most recent version of Microsoft Excel is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
If you have the latest version of Microsoft Excel installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage XLD on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the XLD file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
If the XLD is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the XLD file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the XLD file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
If the XLD file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with XLD extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Excel Database Format file.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open XLD files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Excel Database Format files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with XLD files affecting older versions of given software.
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