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
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.
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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.