RQM file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.rqm - Sybase PowerDesigner Requirements Model

The RQM data files are related to SAP Sybase PowerDesigner. The RQM file is a Sybase PowerDesigner Requirements Model. SAP Sybase PowerDesigner is a business process / data modeling software and metadata management solution for data architecture, information architecture and enterprise architecture. A requirements model (RQM) helps you analyze any kind of written requirements and link them with users and groups who will implement them and with design objects in other models.

SAP Sybase PowerDesigner
Data files
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Sybase PowerDesigner Requirements Model related extensions:
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.rqm - RequisitePro Metrics Report

The RQM data files are related to Rational RequisitePro. The RQM file is a RequisitePro Metrics Report. IBM Rational RequisitePro is a requirements and use case management tool for project teams.

Rational RequisitePro
Data files
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RequisitePro Metrics Report related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .rqm file extension. Even harmful programs can create .rqm files. Be especially cautious with .rqm files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .rqm 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 .rqm file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

eqm, fqm, qm, qrm, rm, rq, rql, tqm

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Qt Compiled Translation Source
Titan Quest Mod Manager File
Qedit QM Data
Traqmate Data File
Qworum Message

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