File Type XML Schema Definition IconXML Schema Definition
File Format Standard
Usage Open manually; may be referenced by an application
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common

Defines what elements and attributes may appear in an XML document; also defines the relationship of the elements and what data may be stored in them; written in the W3C XML Schema language.

XSD files may be used as an alternative to Document Type Definition (.DTD) files for defining XML schemas.

Open With

IconMicrosoft XML Notepad

IconMicrosoft Visual Studio

IconSyncRO Soft oXygen XML Editor


IconElfData XML Editor

IconSyncRO Soft oXygen XML Editor

IconBare Bones BBEdit


IconSyncRO Soft oXygen XML Editor

IconAny text editor

Updated 2007