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Details of extension .slk

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .slk file?
  • Which program can create the .slk file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .slk format?
  • What can convert .slk files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .slk extension?
.slk
Symbolic Link Spreadsheet .slk file icon

Symbolic Link Spreadsheet

SLK file is a Symbolic Link Spreadsheet. Symbolic Link (SYLK) is a Microsoft file format typically used to exchange data between applications, specifically spreadsheets.
Category: Data files
Application: Microsoft Office Excel
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): 0x49, 0x44
Magic string (ASCII): ID
Aliases:
syl, sylk
Links:
Related extensions:
Microsoft Excel Worksheet
Microsoft Excel 2007 Document
Microsoft Excel 2007 Document
Excel Markup Language
Microsoft Excel 2007 Custom Chart Template
Microsoft Excel HTML Spreadsheet

Other types of files may also use the .slk file extension. If you have helpful information about .slk extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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XLIFF Skeleton File

The .slk filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

wlk (1), clk (1), sok (1), slu (1), slm (1), slj (1), skl (1), sk (1), lsk (1), xlk (1), elk (1), spk (1), smk (1), slo (1), sll (1)

Can't open a .slk file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.slk

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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