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PQ file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.pq - Picturesque Settings

The PQ configuration files are related to Picturesque. PQ file is a Picturesque Settings. Picturesque is a simple photo editing app for Mac OS X.

Configuration files
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Picturesque Settings related extensions:
Olsrd Configuration
LabVIEW Local Project Settings
Jindent Settings File
NCSA Mosaic Configuration
XACT Global Settings
Machinery HDR Effects Settings

.pq - Adobe PageMaker Default Printer Style

The PQ data files are related to Adobe PageMaker. PQ file is an Adobe PageMaker Default Printer Style. Adobe PageMaker is a decent desktop publishing software program if you want to create a simple desktop publishing publication like a newsletter or a catalog.

Adobe PageMaker
Data files
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Adobe PageMaker Default Printer Style related extensions:
eSignal Time and Sales Data
Liaison Delta Business Object Model
QuarkXPress Required Component Data
MADRIX Fixture Fix Data
ProShow Producer Slide Styles Data
COREX Part-of-speech Tag Data

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

Can't open a .pq 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.

The .pq file extension is often given incorrectly!

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


Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

x265 Quantization Parameters Data
QPress QuickLZ Compressed Archive

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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