.XLTX File Extension

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

  1. Excel Open XML Spreadsheet Template
  2. Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Template

1. Excel Open XML Spreadsheet Template

Excel Open XML Spreadsheet Template

An XLTX file is a template created by Microsoft Excel, a program used for creating spreadsheets. It contains default settings and layout information used to create .XLSX files. XLTX files may be used to create multiple spreadsheets with common formatting and properties.

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

Updated: October 15, 2016

2. Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Template

Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Template

An XLTX file is a template created by Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet application included in the Microsoft Office suite. It contains predefined settings and layout information used to create .XLSX files. XLTX files are used to create multiple spreadsheets with common formatting and properties.

You can open XLTX 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 XLTX file contains, or you can use the XLTX file to create a new spreadsheet.

Note that, in order to open XLTX files in Microsoft Excel 2003 and earlier versions, you must install the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack. If you have not installed the compatibility pack, you will not be able to open your XLTX file in Excel 2003 and earlier versions.

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 11, 2021

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