>> SQY file

SQY file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.sqy - Xaira Saved Query

The SQY data files are related to Xaira. SQY file is a Xaira Saved Query. Xaira is the name for a version of SARA, the text searching software originally developed at Oxford University Computing Services for use with the British National Corpus.

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Xaira Saved Query related extensions:
PockeTTY Security Certificate
LISCAD Line Styles Data
LISCAD Lite Database
Fractal Zplot Data
Micro Focus Extra! Display Session
ConciseXML Format Data

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

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

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

sq, sy, sqt, sqg, zqy, squ, sqh

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Sysquake SQ Application
XQuery File
SeQuence Graph Data
Harbinger Game Data
Compiled SQR Script
LabWindows Test Sequence

Operating systems

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

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