QIF File Type- The quick facts
What are QIF files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a QIF 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 QIF file?
QIF files have multiple uses, and Quicken Interchange Format is one of them.
Quicken Interchange Format
QIF stands for Quicken Interchange Format. Files that contain the .qif file extension are text files that have been created by Quicken financial software. These files store information that pertains to a user's financial accounts in a readable text format.
QIF files are used for transferring information between different Quicken versions and other applications supporting the Quicken Interchange Format. This is useful if you want to switch from Quicken to another financial application or vice versa.
The QIF file format has become outdated and has been largely replaced by the QFX file format.
How to open QIF files
We have identified 2 QIF openers that are compatible with this specific type of QIF file.
Programs that open Quicken Interchange Format files
Last updated: March 13, 2022
More file formats using the QIF extensionThrough our research of QIF files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.
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Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of QIF files. Remember, different programs may use QIF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.