ABQ file format description
Many people share .abq files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .abq file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .abq files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.abq - Abaqus/Explicit State Data
ABQ file is an Abaqus/Explicit State Data. Abaqus/Explicit is a finite element analysis product that is particularly well-suited to simulate brief transient dynamic events such as consumer electronics drop testing, automotive crashworthiness, and ballistic impact.
- .abq file format description:
- ABQ format description not yet available
- Data files
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- Abaqus/Explicit State Data related links:
- Abaqus/Explicit State Data related extensions:
- Abaqus/Explicit Output Database
Naturally, other applications may also use the .abq file extension. Even harmful programs can create .abq files. Be especially cautious with .abq files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .abq file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .abq file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
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