Files with apxl file extension can be usually found as settings files from Apple Keynote. Used to define users settings in the program.

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APXL file extension - Apple Keynote presentation XML document settings

What is apxl file? How to open apxl files?

File type specification:

Settings, options, themes or skins file type icon Settings, options, themes or skins file type

apxl file icon: apxl filetype icon

The apxl file extension is mainly used by Apple Keynote application for one of the default file type.

An apxl file is located inside the .key Keynote presentation file, which is basically a ZIP archive that contains all presentation data such as text, images, sounds, videos settings etc.

APXL is a simple text - XML structured file format, which specifies every detail of the presentation’s appearance and behavior—from the appearance of the master slide and each individual slide to the transitions used between slides and the state of the presentation when the customer first opens it.

To view the contents of a KEY Keynote file in the Mac OS X (macOS), right click it, select Show Package Contents from the contextual menu that appears, then open the Contents folder.

To view the contents of a KEY Keynote file in the Microsoft Windows, rename the KEY file extension to ZIP file extension and open archive in the compression utility, which supports ZIP compression.

The default software associated to open apxl file:

Keynote for Mac icon

Apple, Inc. logoKeynote for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

Apple Keynote is a profession presentation software for Mac OS X (macOS). It allows users to easily create rich presentations and slideshows. It is available for Mac, iOS and as on-line service. It exports presentations to PDF, QuickTime, JPEG, TIFF, PNG, HTML and PowerPoint formats.

iWork icon

Apple, Inc. logoiWork  On-line services software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

iWork was office productivity suite for Apple Mac computers. iWork contains Pages word processor, Numbers spreadsheet editor and Keynote presentation software.

iWork for Mac is obsolete product. Pages, Numbers and Keynote are now distributed as a stand-alone applications for Mac and iOS via App Store and as a cloud service accessible from Apple's iCloud web.

Help how to open:

The apxl settings file is officially for internal use of the Keynote, but file can be extracted from the KEY Keynote presentation and manually opened in the text editor or word processor. Better is, that the text editor supports XML code highlighting (Notepad++, Gedit) for better orientation in the APXL file.

How to convert:

A conversion for these files is highly unlikely, because these files just settings.

List of software applications associated to the .apxl file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open apxl file, edit apxl file, convert apxl file, view apxl file, play apxl file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting apxl files.

Software that open apxl file - Apple Keynote presentation XML document settings

Programs supporting the exension apxl on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open apxl file action.

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with apxl file by default:
Keynote for Mac small icon Keynote for Mac
Other suggested software:
TextEdit small icon TextEdit
Sublime Text for Mac small icon Sublime Text for Mac
Atom for Mac small icon Atom for Mac

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