.XLT File Extension

Excel Template File

XLT files are Excel template files. They contain formatting and data for spreadsheets. Before Excel 2007, XLT was Excel's main template format. In Excel 2007, the XLTX format replaced it. To open an ...

General Information

Title XLT File Extension
Extension .xlt
Full Form Excel Template File
File Type Spreadsheet Template File
Developer Microsoft Corporation
MIME Type application/vnd.ms-excel

File Function

Primary Function Store templates
Additional Functions Pre-format spreadsheets
Features Predefined layout, Macros support

File Characteristics

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

Use Cases

Data Analysis Yes
Reporting Yes
Budget Planning Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Macro viruses
Best Practices Disable macros, Template validation

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 1987
Latest Version As per Excel version

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .xls, .xlsx, .xlsm

Software Compatibility

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