XML is a markup language that specifies encoding rules for documents. Researchers generally use XML files for adding raw data into a database. XML is compatible with excel and both computers and machines can read XML file formats.
XML, also known as extensible markup language, is a flexible way of creating electronically shareable structured data, that can be shared via the internet, and other corporate networks. XML is widely used for secure data-sharing.
For example, a shoe company researcher wants to export survey data to XML and do further analysis on an XML-supported tool. They can easily do so with a few clicks and download XML data.
Researchers use XML to transfer or share information easily. XML is becoming an increasingly popular and widely-accepted data-sharing platform for exchanging data over the internet. XML files are useful to handle atypical data and data with a complex structure. XML can also be helpful to arrange and store data, helping you to customize your data handling. Since handling and transferring data through XML is so convenient and comfortable, it is a preferred mode of data transfer.
Here are the advantages of XML data export:
Learn how to set up and use this feature with our help file on XML export of survey data.