.XLM File Extension

Excel Macro-Enabled File

General Information

Title XLM File Extension
Extension .xlm
Full Form Excel Macro-Enabled File
File Type Spreadsheet, Macro
Developer Microsoft Corporation
MIME Type application/vnd.ms-excel

File Function

Primary Function Store macros
Additional Functions Automate tasks, Enhance features
Features Macro support, Formulae

File Characteristics

Quality High flexibility
Supports Layers Worksheets
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Data Analysis Yes
Reporting Yes
Automated Tasks Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Macro viruses
Best Practices Disable macros, Trusted sources

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 1987
Latest Version Part of Office 365 (2023)

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .xls, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlsb

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Microsoft Excel Subscription Windows, Mac
LibreOffice Calc Free Windows, Mac, Linux
OpenOffice Calc Free Windows, Mac, Linux