An xlnk file extension is related to the XML Link file format.

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Software that open xlnk file

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XLNK file extension - XML Link

What is xlnk file? How to open xlnk files?

File type specification:

Program executable file type icon Program executable file type

The xlnk file extension is associated with the XML Link file format. An XML Link File (.XLNK) is an open and platform independent shortcut file that references a file or a directory. It has the same function as the Microsoft Shortcut File (.LNK) but is not limited to the Windows platform. And, unlike the LNK format, the format of the XLNK file is publicly documented.

This xlnk file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open xlnk file:

NanoXML  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Marc De Scheemaecker

NanoXML is a small XML parser for Java.

Help how to open:

Use NanoXML/Lite to edit .xlnk XML link files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

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

Software that open xlnk file - XML Link

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


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