Files with xlam extension are special macro-enabled addins for Microsoft Excel. Used to add new functions or enhance existing spreadsheets.

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XLAM file extension - Microsoft Excel Open XML macro-enabled add-in file

What is xlam file? How to open xlam files?

File type specification:

Microsoft Office file type icon Microsoft Office file type

Plugin, addon file type icon Plugin, addon file type

xlam file icon: xlam filetype icon

The xlam 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 xlam files are used in Microsoft Excel 2007/2010/2013/2016 add-in files with macros enabled. 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.

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

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

The default software associated to xlam 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 Office icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Office  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office is popular productivity suite for Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Office contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft Powerpoint), databases (Microsoft Access) etc..

Microsoft Office can be also used to manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook). Microsoft Office for Windows is distributed in four editions for Home, Academic and corporate sector.

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.

Microsoft Office for Mac icon

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

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office for Mac is popular office suite that contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft Powerpoint) and manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook).

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How to install and manage Excel add-ins

XML file name extensions in Office 2010

Help how to open XLAM files:

You can import the *.xlam files into Microsoft Excel.

How to convert file with extension XLAM:

As far as we know, this .xlam file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

Find conversions from xlam file:

xlam to xlsb

List of software applications associated to the .xlam 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 xlam file, edit xlam file, convert xlam file, view xlam file, play xlam file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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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 xlam files.

  • Open xlam file
  • Import xlam file
  • Others xlam file

Software that open xlam file - Microsoft Excel Open XML macro-enabled add-in file

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with xlam file by default:
Microsoft Excel small icon Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Office small icon Microsoft Office

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with xlam file by default:
Microsoft Excel for Mac small icon Microsoft Excel for Mac
Microsoft Office for Mac small icon Microsoft Office for Mac

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