The file extension XPT is associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include SAS, Mozilla Firefox, and eXact Packager. XPT files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.
If the XPT file is related to SAS, it is a data file type that contains statistical analysis records which are 80 bytes long. If the data contains characters, it is stored in ASCII plain text format. All other data such as numeric data is stored in an IBM format to be used with the SAS (Statistical Analysis Software) application. SAS is an analytical software application designed by International Business Machines (IBM) and is used for problem solving and business forecasting.
XPT files which are part of Mozilla Firefox are a plugin file type which is used with the XPCOM library to extend the capabilities of the Mozilla Firefox web browser. XPT files contain binaries which are generated using an XPIDL compiler and provide capabilities for components such as Flash Player that integrate with Firefox.
XPT files which are created with eXact Packager are a data file type that contains models created using the eXact Packager application. EXact Packager is an application produced by Microsoft which provides a way for organizations to access model-based automation of content production.
How to Open XPT Files
Since the file extension XPT is associated with multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. XPT files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open the file.
XPT files which are part of SAS can be opened using IBM SPSS Software which offers a variety of applications that assist with data collection, statistical analysis, and analytical decision management. SPSS is offered as a trial download on the IBM website and is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system. You can also use SAS Analytics which is available on the SAS website and compatible with the Windows operating system and Mac OS X.
If the XPT file is related to Mozilla Firefox, you can open it using the Mozilla Firefox web browser which is available as a free download on the Mozilla.org website. Mozilla Firefox is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system.
XPT files that are created with eXact Packager can be opened and edited using the eXact Packager application. It can be downloaded on the Windows Podnova or Exact Learning websites and is compatible with the Windows operating system.