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QM file format description

QM file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with QM files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the QM file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing QM files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 Qt Compiled Translation Source

The QM file is categorized under Development. It is associated with Qt, serving as a Qt Compiled Translation Source. Qt is a cross-platform application and UI framework for developers using C++ or QML, a CSS & JavaScript like language. Visit the website of Qt for a detailed description of the QM format.

Application:Qt
Category:Development files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

Qt Compiled Translation Source related extensions

  • moc QT Meta-Object Compiler File
  • qch QT Compressed Help
  • qhc QT Help Collection
  • qhcp QT Help Collection Project

#2 Qedit QM Data

The QM file is categorized under Development. It is associated with Qedit, serving as a Qedit QM Data. Qedit is a full-screen editor for programmers on MPE and HP-UX. Visit the website of Qedit for a detailed description of the QM format.

Application:Qedit
Category:Development files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

Qedit QM Data related extensions

  • ok Qedit OK Data
  • ql QEdit Data
  • qma Qedit Data
  • qsl Qedit Script

Did someone accidentally misspell the QM filename?

The QM filename extension may be misspelled. We compiled a list of similar file extensions to help you find errors.

Filename extensions similar to QM:

Windows can't open your QM file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this QM file.

To set the QM 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. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose 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 app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  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 QM file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle QM files with care

Exercise caution when handling QM files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar QM files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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