File Extensions

A list of extensions that translators and localization engineers come across frequently.
ExtensionDescOpen with
.aiimageAdobe Illustrator
.bakbackup filenone
.basmacroMS Visual Basic
.bmpimageimage viewer
.csvdata file (comma-delimited)Notepad++ or any source code editor or MS Excel
.ditadata fileNotepad++ or any source code editor
.docdocumentMS Word
.docxdocumentMS Word
.fmdocumentFramemaker
.frmmacro formMS Visual Basic
.gifimageimage viewer
.glppackageWordfast
.htmwebpageweb browser or source code editor
.htmlwebpageweb browser or source code editor
.idmldocumentinDesign
.indddocumentinDesign
.inifiletype definitionSDL Trados Studio
.jpgimageimage viewer
.jsondata fileNotepad++ or any source code editor
.mifdocumentFramemaker
.pdfdocumentweb browser or source code editor
.pngimageimage viewer
.pobilingual fileDrupal; POeditor
.pptdocumentMS PowerPoint
.pptxdocumentMS PowerPoint
.propertiesdata fileNotepad++ or any source code editor
.psdimageAdobe Photoshop
.rarcompressed filewinRAR
.resxdata fileNotepad++ or any source code editor
.rexwdata fileNotepad++ or any source code editor
.sdlppxpackageSDL Trados Studio
.sdlprojproject definitionSDL Trados Studio
.sdlprxreturn packageSDL Trados Studio
.sdltbtermbaseSDL Trados Studio
.sdltmtranslation memorySDL Trados Studio
.sdlxliffbilingual data fileSDL Trados Studio
.tbxtermbase exchange universal formatSyncroterm or any other TM editor
.tmxtranslation memory universal formatHeartsome TMX Editor or any other TM editor
.txlfbilingual data fileWordfast
.txtplain text fileNotepad++ or any source code editor
.vsdimageVisio or web browser
.xlfbilingual data fileany CAT tool
.xliffbilingual file (XML Localization Interchange File Format)any CAT tool
.xlsdocumentMS Excel
.xlsxdocumentMS Excel
.xmldata fileNotepad++ or any source code editor
.zipcompressed file7zip
.srtsubtitle fileSubtitle Workshop
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