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XML file format

File extension
.xml
File category
Description
XML is a file format that holds a markup language. Both humans and machines can access this file format. It is designed to store data. Here one can use languages independently and can set his own tag. It is portable enough and has enough vendor independence, which has introduced this format as a user-friendly format and made this format very popular on the online platform. XML is very important, like HTML.
Technical details
Every XML file owns a root structure by which users can set their own tags. Every single XML file begins with XML declaration. XML declaration has its version name and encoding of that specific file. After that, a base element called the root element is defined. The root element may have child elements. All tags have their own ending tag. XML files may carry comments, entity references, and attributes. Applications can read the values and display the users want.
Programs
Microsoft Visual Studio 2013
JAPISoft EditiX
Wattle XMLwriter
MacroMates TextMate
Developer
World Wide Web Consortium
MIME type
application/xml
application/x-xml
text/xml