Files with xap extension are used by Microsoft XACT program for one of its default file types. It is a document project saved in a text file format.

There are 2 other file types using
the XAP file extension!

xap icon.xap - Microsoft Windows Phone and Microsoft Silverlight application package [common]

empty icon.xap - Xbox dashboard script

Detailed description

Software that open xap file

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XAP file extension - XACT project file

What is xap file? How to open xap files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

File extension xap is also known to be used as XAC audio content making software. The .xap files are projects created with the Microsoft Cross-Platform Audio Creation Tool (XACT).

It is saved in a text format and contains the intermediate form of the information produced by XACT. It includes complete descriptions of wave banks (.xwb files), sound banks (.xsb files), and global settings (.xgs files) or similar.

The default software associated to open xap file:

Microsoft XACT picture or screenshot

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft XACT  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Cross-Platform Audio Creation Tool (XACT) is framework and tools used to create audio resources for computer games.

Help how to open:

XAP files can be opened and viewed in a text editor, but they should not be edited manually.

How to convert:

Projects can be typically exported to some kind of output formats.

Find converter to xap file type:

xwb to xap

zip to xap

List of software applications associated to the .xap 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 xap file, edit xap file, convert xap file, view xap file, play xap 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 xap files.

Software that open xap file - XACT project file

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

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