.XSN File Extension

InfoPath Form Template File

General Information

Title XSN File Extension
Extension .xsn
Full Form InfoPath Form Template File
File Type XML Form Template
Developer Microsoft
MIME Type application/x-microsoft-infopath.form

File Function

Primary Function Store form template
Additional Functions Include XML schema, View and transform data
Features Customizable, XML-based

File Characteristics

Quality Structured data
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Data Collection Yes
Business Forms Yes
Data Integration Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Code execution
Best Practices Template validation, Restricted code

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2003
Latest Version Included in Office 2013

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .xml, .xsd, .xslt

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Microsoft InfoPath Commercial Windows
Microsoft SharePoint Commercial Windows, Web platform