Q File Type

- The quick facts

What are Q files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a Q file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a Q file?

A .Q file is a Quantum compressed archive file. Through our analysis of Q files, we know that one use of the format is Quantum compressed archive. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open Q files

Important: Different programs may use files with the Q file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your Q file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different Q openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: September 16, 2012

Suggest another file format using extension Q

While we know of one file format using the .Q file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .Q file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of Q files. Remember, different programs may use Q files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Tinn-R EditorTinn-R EditorUser submitted
Tinn-RTinn-RUser submitted
Tinn-R Gui/EditorTinn-R Gui/EditorUser submitted
Screen GeneratorScreen GeneratorUser submitted
Repro DeskRepro DeskUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with Q-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with Q-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!