File Extension QIF

.QIF File

File extension: QIF
File type: Compressed Font Archive

Notes about the QIF file extension:

To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The QIF file type is primarily associated with 'DESQview' by Symantec Corporation. DESQview was a multitasking program that ran over MS-DOS to provide a multi-program running environment. The program was developed and marketed by Quarterdeck Corporation which was purchased by Symantec 15 October 1998. DESQview is no longer marketed.

Detailed information for file extension QIF:

Primary association: DESQview
Company: Symantec Corporation

Other applications associated with file type QIF:

  • Quicken Interchange Format by Intuit Inc.The .QIF file is and ASCII text file. While you can view and edit the file in any text editor use extreme caution as the format of the file and order of the elements in the file are critical to the proper performance of the file. Although Intuit originally developed QIF, and certain Intuit products still contain the ability to import and/or export files in QIF format, Intuit does not endorse or provide support for this format. This association is classified as Text. The Mime types used with this association are: application/qif, text/qif. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 21 54 79 70 65 3A , ASCII: !Type:
  • QuickTime (Image) by Apple Inc. The Mime types used with this association are: image/x-quicktime.
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database

To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .QIF

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: qif.Document, FileType: Quicken Import File, AppName: Microsoft Money Import Handler
EXEFile: mnyimprt.exe

ProgramID: qif.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Money 2005\MNYCoreFiles\mnyimprt.exe %1

ProgramID: qif.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Money\System\mnyimprt.exe %1

ProgramID: qif.Document
EXEFile: D:\ms wd 2000\System\mnyimprt.exe %1

ProgramID: QuickTime.qif
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QUICKT~1.0\PictureViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: QuickTime.qif
EXEFile: c:\gamez\snel\PictureViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: QuickTime.qif
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QUICKT~1\PictureViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee.QIF
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\ACDSee.exe /dde

ProgramID: ExpensAble.Document.3
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ExpensAble\qex.exe /q%1

ProgramID: qif.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Money 2006\MNYCoreFiles\mnyimprt.exe %1

ProgramID: ExpensAble.Document.3
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Quicken ExpensAble\qex.exe /q%1

ProgramID: qiffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\formZ\formZ RadioZity MP v4.1.0\formZ RadioZity.exe

ProgramID: qif.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Money 2007\MNYCoreFiles\mnyimprt.exe

ProgramID: qiffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\formZ\formZ RadioZity v4.1.0\formZ RadioZity.exe

ProgramID: Moneydance
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Moneydance\Moneydance.exe

ProgramID: qif.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Money Plus\MNYCoreFiles\mnyimprt.exe

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