.XA File Extension

There are 3 file types use the .XA file extension:

  1. PlayStation Audio File
  2. GEAR CD/DVD Disc Image
  3. The Sims Audio File

1. PlayStation Audio File

PlayStation Audio File

Audio file used by PlayStation games; stores background music and other sounds used for playback during gameplay; can be converted to more common audio file types, such as .WAV files.

Software's name License Platforms
File Viewer Plus File Viewer Plus Free Trial Windows
PSMPlay PSMPlay Free Windows
PsxMC PsxMC Free Windows
XA2WAV XA2WAV Windows
XAPlay XAPlay Windows

Updated: December 10, 2009

2. GEAR CD/DVD Disc Image

GEAR CD/DVD Disc Image

CD or DVD disc image created by GEAR disc burning software

Software's name License Platforms
EZB Systems UltraISO EZB Systems UltraISO Commercial Windows
GEAR Software GEAR PRO GEAR Software GEAR PRO Windows

Updated: May 28, 2021

3. The Sims Audio File

The Sims Audio File
  • Developer Electronic Arts
  • Popularity
    3.2 (18 votes)
  • Category Audio Files
  • Format Binary

Audio file used by The Sims, a game where players build and simulate cities; contains music or other sounds for the game; commonly stored within The Sims archive files (.FAR files).

XA files can be used to modify The Sims audio with custom sounds. However, these modifications are not supported by Electronic Arts.

Software's name License Platforms
Electronic Arts The Sims Electronic Arts The Sims Commercial MacWindows
Macgo Mac Media Player Macgo Mac Media Player Freeware Mac
VideoLAN VLC media player VideoLAN VLC media player Open Source AndroidChrome OSiOSLinuxMacWindows

Updated: July 23, 2014

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