.XFD File Extension

There are 2 file types use the .XFD file extension:

  1. XFD File
  2. FormFlow 99 Form Data File

1. XFD File

XFD File
  • Developer UWI
  • Popularity
    3.5 (45 votes)
  • Category Data Files
  • Format Text

File that uses the Extensible Forms Description Language (XFDL) standard to represent a structured, legally-binding business form; contains business form data including layout, digital signatures, inline expressions, and business transaction details; addresses business transaction needs for auditability, non-repudiation, preservation of context, and security.

XFD files are the same as .XFDL files. They were designed to create standardized business forms and are used in government and business transactions.

NOTE: The United States Airforce discontinued the use of IBM PureEdge Viewer. You should use the Lotus Forms Viewer instead.

Software's name License Platforms
IBM Lotus Forms Viewer IBM Lotus Forms Viewer Free Windows

Updated: June 16, 2010

2. FormFlow 99 Form Data File

FormFlow 99 Form Data File
  • Developer JetForm
  • Popularity
    3.2 (19 votes)
  • Category Data Files
  • Format N/A

File created in the FormFlow 99 format, which was developed by JetForm; contains page form element information, such as the names and values of text fields; used for storing form data that can be imported into a PDF document.

XFD files are similar to .XFDF files, except XFDF files are more common and have a newer format that uses XML formatting.

NOTE: FormFlow 99 XFD files should not be confused with Extensible Forms Description Language (XFDL) files, which also use the ".xfd" extension.

Software's name License Platforms
Adobe Acrobat Adobe Acrobat Commercial LinuxMacWindows
Adobe Reader Adobe Reader Freeware LinuxMacWindows

Updated: April 21, 2019

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