The XPT file extension is associated with the SAS and used for its transport (XPORT) files.

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

xpt icon.xpt - Firefox XPCOM type library

empty icon.xpt - eXact Packager models file

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XPT file - SAS transport (XPORT) file

What is xpt file? How to open xpt files?

File type specification:

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The XPT file extension is used for a data format by Statistical Analysis Software (SAS). All transport data set records are 80 bytes in length. If there is not sufficient data to reach 80 bytes, then a record is padded with ASCII blanks to 80 bytes. All character data are stored in ASCII, regardless of the operating system. All integers are stored using IBM-style integer format, and all floating-point numbers are stored using the IBM-style double (truncated if the variable's length is less than 8).

The .xpt file ares used to export an SAS data set to another platform or software program.

The default software associated to xpt file type:

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SAS Institute Inc. logoSAS  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
SAS Institute Inc.

SAS software is used to solve next-generation business problems with our market-leading business analytics solutions. It contains improvements in environment management, enhancements in data management, and expanded analytics capabilities to better manage and process business data.

Help how to open XPT files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension XPT:

As far as we know, this .xpt 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.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .xpt 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 xpt file, edit xpt file, convert xpt file, view xpt file, play xpt file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with xpt file - SAS transport (XPORT) file

Click on the software link for more information about SAS. SAS uses xpt file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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