Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .sql

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

SQL Script

SQL file is an SQL Script. It is a text file that contains SQL queries. Structured Query Language (SQL) is a simple database manipulation language.
Category: Data files
Application: MySQL
Program name: -
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Aston-Tate dBASE Database
SQR Script
Embarcadero InterBase Database File
RBase Data
General Database File
SQR Portable Format
SQR Printer Output
Pervasive SQL Database
SQL Script Sequences
FidoNet Squish Lastread Storage .sql file icon

FidoNet Squish Lastread Storage

SQL file is a FidoNet Squish Lastread Storage. FidoNet is a worldwide computer network that is used for communication between bulletin board systems (BBSes). FidoNet Squish is a mail tossing application and mail storage format.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Maximus
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
FidoNet Squish Index Data
FidoNet Squish Data
FidoNet Batched Newsgroup Data
FidoNet Request Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

XDCC Catcher Queue List
Embedded SQL
QEdit Data
Qedit Script
RenderMan Shader Source
Sysquake SQ Application
FidoNet Squish Index Data
Microsoft Message Queuing Data
Squeak Object

The .sql filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ql (1), cql (1), xql (1), sqp (1), sqm (1), sq (1), qsl (1), eql (1), wql (1), sqo (1), sqi (1), sl (1)

Can't open a .sql file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.sql

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