.XFDL File Extension

There is only one file type that uses the .XFDL extension:


  • Developer UWI
  • Popularity
    3.8 (96 votes)
  • Category Web Files
  • Format XML

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

XFDL files were designed to create standardized and interchangeable business forms. They were adapted from the Universal Forms Description Language (UDFL) to include the XML format. They are used in business and government e-Commerce transactions.

NOTE: IBM acquired PureEdge Solutions, the developer of the PureEdge Viewer program. The United States Airforce has discontinued the use of the PureEdge Viewer software. You should use the Lotus Forms Viewer instead.

Software's name License Platforms
Any text editor Any text editor AndroidChrome OSiOSLinuxMacWindowsWindows Phone
IBM Lotus Forms Viewer IBM Lotus Forms Viewer Free Windows
Microsoft Notepad Microsoft Notepad Bundled MacWindows
Notepad++ Notepad++ Freeware Windows

Updated: July 4, 2010

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