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What are QML files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a QML file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your QML files.

What is a QML file?

QML files have multiple uses, and QGIS Layer Style is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

QGIS Layer Style

QGIS, formerly Quantum GIS, is a Geographic Information System application that lets you explore and analyze geospatial data (maps).

QGIS QML files contain styles for geospatial datasets with identical structures, e.g. symbols for roads.

How to open QML files

We have identified one QML opener that is compatible with this specific type of QML file.

Programs that open QGIS Layer Style files


Last updated: February 24, 2023

All known file formats using extension .QML

While QGIS Layer Style is a popular type of QML-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .QML file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Quicken Database file

Quicken is a personal finance and money management software by Intuit. Older versions of the software stored user's financial data in a local database consisting of several different files, QML files being one of them. Newer versions combine all data files into one single file with file extension QDF.

QML opener for Windows

We have identified one QML opener that is compatible with this specific type of QML file.


Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Quick MacrosQuick MacrosUser submitted
Millesimi ApplicationsMillesimi ApplicationsUser submitted

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