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Details of extension .qgz

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .qgz file?
  • Which program can create the .qgz file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .qgz format?
  • What can convert .qgz files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .qgz extension?
Quantum GIS Compressed Project .qgz file icon

Quantum GIS Compressed Project

QGZ file is a Quantum GIS Compressed Project. Quantum GIS (QGIS) is a cross-platform free and open source desktop geographic information systems (GIS) application that provides data viewing, editing, and analysis capabilities.
Detailed description not available
Category: GIS files
Application: Quantum GIS
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Other types of files may also use the .qgz file extension. If you have helpful information about .qgz extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Gzip Compressed File
Quick Trial Balance Data File
Quantum GIS Project
QF-Test Compressed Run Log
Quartz Composer Composition
Create A Quiz Data File

The .qgz filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

gz (1), qz (1), qrz (1), qbz (1), qtz (1), qgs (1)

Can't open a .qgz file?

If you want to open a .qgz file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .qgz association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.qgz

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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