Unable to import my site to local through .zip, .sql, and .xml

Hello, I have an existing site through wordpress.org. I have exported it through wordpress as an xml file, but I was unable to import that into local because the xml file was grayed out and unselectable in local. I compressed this .xml file into a .zip and was still unsuccessful, I received this error message: “Sorry! We couldn’t figure out what to do with the import file provided. Please extract it manually.”

I then installed the plugin “BackWPup” in my wordpress dashboard which exported my site to a .sql file, and this was also grayed out when I tried to select it in Local. I then compressed this file as a .zip and received the same error message as before.

How can I import my site if not through these files?

Thank you

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