The xms file extension is related to the Microsoft eXtended Memory Specification settings used by MS-DOS operating system.
XMS file extension - Microsoft eXtended Memory Specification file
What is xms file? How to open xms files?
File type specification:
xms file icon:
The xms file extension is related to Microsoft's Extended Memory.
Extended Memory Specification or XMS is the specification describing the use of IBM PC extended memory in real mode for storing data (but not for running executable code in it).
Memory is made available by extended memory manager (XMM) software such as HIMEM.SYS.
The XMM functions are accessible through interrupt 2Fh. XMS should not be confused with the somewhat similar EMS (expanded memory specification).
This xms 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 xms file type:
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MS-DOS (short for Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system commercialized by Microsoft. It was the most commonly used member of the DOS family of operating systems and was the dominant operating system for computers during the 1980s
List of recommended software applications associated to the .xms file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open xms file, edit xms file, convert xms file, view xms file, play xms file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Settings xms file
Settings file type for software that use xms file - Microsoft eXtended Memory Specification file
Click on the link to get more information about MS-DOS for settings xms file action.