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IQY file format description

Many people share .iqy files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .iqy file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .iqy files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.iqy - Microsoft Excel Web Query

The IQY document files are related to Microsoft Office Excel. OQY file is a Microsoft Excel Web Query. In Microsoft Excel 97, Web queries allow you to query data from a specific World Wide Web, Internet, or intranet site and retrieve the information directly into a Microsoft Excel worksheet.

Application:
Microsoft Office Excel
Category:
Document files
Mime-type:
text/plain
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Microsoft Excel Web Query related extensions:
.col
HTML Help Collection
.mpf
Microsoft Media Package File
.obt
Microsoft Office Binder Template
.obo
OBO-Edit Document
.fdw
FEBDOK Document
.vrd
Microsoft Visio Report Definition

Naturally, other applications may also use the .iqy file extension. Even harmful programs can create .iqy files. Be especially cautious with .iqy files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .iqy 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:

example.iqy

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.

The .iqy file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

iqt, iqu, oqy

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.oqy
Microsoft Excel OLAP Query
.iqu
AmeriCalc Update Data
.iqt
Tektronics RSA306 TIQ Data

Operating systems

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