QIF file format description

Many people often share .qif files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .qif files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .qif files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .qif files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .qif file format.

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.qif - Quicken Interchange Format Data

The QIF data files are related to Intuit Quicken. The QIF file is a Quicken Interchange Format Data. The Quicken interchange format (QIF) is a specially formatted text (ASCII) file that enables Quicken transactions to be moved from one Quicken account register into another Quicken account register, or to or from other programs that support the QIF format.

Application:Intuit Quicken
Category:Data files
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Quicken Interchange Format Data related extensions:

  • dbc CANdb++ Database
  • t$m AVG Internet Security Temporary File
  • ucv Universal Converter Conversion Data
  • igv Integrative Genomics Viewer Data
  • sct Carlson 2016 Overlay Section Data
  • gal SpaceStat Binary Contiguity Data

.qif - DESQview Compressed Font Archive

The QIF font files are related to DESQview. The QIF file is a DESQview Compressed Font Archive. DESQview was a text mode multitasking operating environment developed by Quarterdeck Office Systems. The DESQview seems to be no longer supported.

Category:Font files
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DESQview Compressed Font Archive related extensions:

  • adl DESQview ADL Data
  • afm DESQview AFM Data
  • ali DESQview ALI Data
  • bjg DESQview Data
  • dvr DESQview DVR Data
  • dwm DESQview DWM Data

.qif - QuickTime QIF Image

The QIF graphic files are related to QuickTime Player. The QIF file is a QuickTime QIF Image. Quicktime is a multimedia development, storage, and playback technology from Apple.

Application:QuickTime Player
Category:Graphic files
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QuickTime QIF Image related extensions:

  • ipl IPLab IPL Image
  • gl7 MSX2 GL7 Bitmap
  • qti QuickTime Image
  • hir Atari Falcon Print-Technik Image
  • vrphoto VR Photo Image
  • egon Egon Animation

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .qif file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .qif extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .qif files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .qif files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .qif 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .qif file

To set the .qif file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .qif file association. Many applications can open .qif files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .qif file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

if, iqf, qf, qfi, qi, qib, qic, qit, qlf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .qif filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .qif:

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