Files with xla extension are add-ins for Microsoft Excel spreadsheet program. These are small scripts that add additional functionality for the program.

There is one other file type using
the XLA file extension!

xla file icon.xla - Xlib graphics library archive file

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XLA file extension - Microsoft Excel add-in

What is xla file? How to open xla files?

The xla file extension is associated with Microsoft Excel, one of the most popular and powerful tool you can use to create format spreadsheets, graphs and much more.

The xla file contains Microsoft Excel add-in files.

An Excel Add-In is a file that Excel can load when it starts up. The file contains code (VBA in the case of an xla Add-In) that adds additional functionality to Excel, usually in the form of new functions or tools to execute macros.

Microsoft Excel add-in files sometimes also can have the xll file extension.

MIME types:
application/excel
application/vnd.ms-excel
application/x-excel
application/x-msexcel

The default software associated to xla file type:

Microsoft Excel icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Excel  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Excel is popular spreadsheet application distributed with Microsoft Office suite. Excel is able to calculating, contains graphing tools, pivot tables and own programming language based on Visual Basic. Excel supports charts, graphs or histograms generated from specified groups of cells. Excel also can change data between other Microsoft Office applications. Excel is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and various mobile platforms.

Microsoft Excel for Mac icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Excel for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Excel for Mac is popular spreadsheet application used to analyze, organize and manage data and lists. It is able to create visually rich datasheets and tables with icons, data bars and color scales. Microsoft Excel for Mac is fully compatible with Microsoft Excel for Windows.

Related articles:

File types supported in Microsoft Excel 2010

How to install and manage Excel add-ins

Help how to open XLA files:

You can import the *.xla files into Microsoft Excel to install the add-in.

How to convert file with extension XLA:

There doesn't seem to exist any option to convert .xla files to anything else. However they are based on VBA code so perhaps some sort of export option may be possible.

List of software applications associated to the .xla file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open xla file, edit xla file, convert xla file, view xla file, play xla file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 of the xla files.

  • Open xla file
  • Save xla file
  • Edit xla file
  • Create xla file
  • Import xla file
  • Others xla file

Software that open xla file - Microsoft Excel add-in

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open xla file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with xla file by default:
Microsoft Excel small icon Microsoft Excel
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Visual Studio small icon Microsoft Visual Studio

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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