SLK File Type

- The quick facts

What are SLK files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a SLK 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 SLK file?

A .SLK file is a SYLK - SYmbolic LinK data file. Through our analysis of SLK files, we know that one use of the format is SYLK - SYmbolic LinK data. 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 SLK files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different SLK openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: January 25, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension SLK

While we know of one file format using the .SLK 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 .SLK file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
OpenOffice.org CalcOpenOffice.org CalcUser submitted
LibreOfficeLibreOfficeUser submitted
Microsoft ExcelMicrosoft ExcelUser submitted
LibreOffice CalcLibreOffice CalcUser submitted
StarOffice CalcStarOffice CalcUser submitted
GnumericGnumericUser submitted
OpenOffice.org BaseOpenOffice.org BaseUser submitted
OOo4Kids CalcOOo4Kids CalcUser submitted
Complete OFFICE NumerateComplete OFFICE NumerateUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with SLK-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 SLK-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!