QFX File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a QFX file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .QFX files.

What is a QFX file?

A .QFX file is a Quicken Transfer Format file. Files that contain the .qfx file extension are normally associated with the Quicken financial software applications. These QFX files are used to import data into the Quicken application from a user's financial institution or other Quicken versions.

QFX files may contain information regarding a user's account balances, transactions, and other financial activity. A variety of financial institutions uses the QFX file format. This allows users to import their banking details into the Quicken program easily.

An older version of the transfer format was called Quicken Interchange Format and used the QIF file extension.

How to open QFX files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension QFX for different purposes. We have identified 4 QFX openers for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of QFX file.

Programs that open these files

YNABYNABVerified
ReckonAccountsReckonAccountsVerified
QuickenQuickenVerified
QuickBooksQuickBooksVerified
We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Other file formats using extension .QFX

While Quicken Transfer Format file is a popular type of QFX-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .QFX extension.

The QFX file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a QFX opener may not be able to open all kinds of QFX files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited QFX viewer.

QuickLink Fax bitmap

Quick Link Fax from Smith Micro Software was a program used to receive and send Faxes under DOS and early Windows versions using a fax modem. Instead of using a dedicated fax machine, users could use their PC and connected modem to act as a FAX machine. Received faxes were stored in files using file extension QFX, which could be opened by the fax software.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 8 different QFX openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

MoneydanceMoneydanceUser submitted
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
HBHBUser submitted
ExpensAbleExpensAbleUser submitted
Fund ManagerFund ManagerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with QFX-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 QFX-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!