.XLT File Extension

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

  1. Excel Template
  2. Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Template (Legacy)

1. Excel Template

Excel Template
  • Developer Microsoft
  • Popularity
    3.9 (22 votes)
  • Category Data Files
  • Format Binary

An XLT file is a template created by Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet application included with the Microsoft Office suite. It contains default formatting and data for a spreadsheet and is used as a basis for creating new .XLS files. XLT files are saved in the Excel Binary File Format, which was the primary format until the Office Open XML format (.XLTX file extension) replaced it in Excel 2007 for Windows and 2008 for Mac.

Software's name License Platforms
File Viewer Plus File Viewer Plus Free Trial Windows
Microsoft Excel Microsoft Excel Commercial MacWindows

Updated: September 23, 2016

2. Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Template (Legacy)

Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Template (Legacy)
  • Developer Microsoft
  • Popularity
    3.8 (21 votes)
  • Category Data Files
  • Format Binary

An XLT file is a template created by Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet application included in the Microsoft Office suite. It contains default formatting and data for a spreadsheet and is used to create new .XLS files. XLT files are saved in the Excel Binary File Format, which was Excel's primary file format until the Office Open XML format (.XLTX) replaced it in Excel 2007.

You can open XLT files in Microsoft Excel (Windows, Mac, iOS, Android). To do so, select File → Open from the program's menu bar. After you do, you can either edit the template the XLT file contains, or you can use the XLT file to create a new spreadsheet.

Software's name License Platforms
File Viewer Plus File Viewer Plus Free Trial Windows
Google Sheets Google Sheets Freeware AndroidChrome OSiOSWeb
Microsoft Excel Microsoft Excel Commercial MacWindows
Microsoft Excel for Android Microsoft Excel for Android Commercial AndroidChrome OS
Microsoft Excel for iOS Microsoft Excel for iOS Commercial iOS

Updated: May 28, 2021

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