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XMAP File Extension

XMind 2007/2008 Workbook
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What is XMAP file?

XMAP is a file extension commonly associated with XMind 2007/2008 Workbook files. XMind 2007/2008 Workbook specification was created by XMind. XMAP files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Mac OS, Windows. XMAP file format, along with 1326 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. XMind supports XMAP files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 2 other tools may also be used. On the official website of XMind Ltd. developer not only will you find detailed information about theXMind software, but also about XMAP and other supported file formats.

Programs which support XMAP file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with XMAP files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with XMAP suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support XMAP file

Windows Windows
Linux Linux

How to open file with XMAP extension?

Being unable to open files with XMAP extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with XMAP extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with XMAP files.

Step 1. Get the XMind

Install software to open XMAP file Problems with opening and working with XMAP files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with XMAP files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install XMind. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download XMind installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit XMind Ltd. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of XMind and update if needed

Update software that support file extension XMAPYou still cannot access XMAP files although XMind 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. The reason that XMind cannot handle files with XMAP may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of XMind should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate XMind 2007/2008 Workbook files with XMind

If you have the latest version of XMind installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage XMAP 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.

Associate software with XMAP file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

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

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the XMAP file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with XMAP extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the XMAP is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper XMAP file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

Should it happed that the XMAP is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the XMAP file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the XMAP 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. If the XMAP file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

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 XMind 2007/2008 Workbook file.

4. Check whether your system can handle XMind

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

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with XMind 2007/2008 Workbook files. It may be the case that the XMAP files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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