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SYK file extension - Microsoft Excel Symbolic Link format file

What is syk file? How to open syk files?

File type specification:

Spreadsheet and workbook file type icon Spreadsheet and workbook file type

syk file icon: syk filetype icon

The SYK file extension is associated with Microsoft Excel. The SYLK stands for a Symbolic Link, which is a Microsoft file format typically used to exchange data between applications, specifically spreadsheets. Some earlier version of Microsoft Excel used to have the .syk file file extension, the more common file extension used today is the .slk.

From within a spreadsheet data can be exported in the SYLK format. Comprised of only ASCII characters, it is easily created and processed by other applications, such as databases.

Microsoft does not publish a SYLK specification. Variants of the format are supported by Multiplan, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Works,, and Gnumeric.

The default software associated to syk file type:

Microsoft Excel icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Excel  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Excel is popular spreadsheet application distributed with Microsoft Office suite. Excel is able to calculating, contains graphing tools, pivot tables and own programming language based on Visual Basic. Excel supports charts, graphs or histograms generated from specified groups of cells. Excel also can change data between other Microsoft Office applications. Excel is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and various mobile platforms.

Microsoft Office icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Office  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office is popular productivity suite for Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Office contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft Powerpoint), databases (Microsoft Access) etc..

Microsoft Office can be also used to manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook). Microsoft Office for Windows is distributed in four editions for Home, Academic and corporate sector.

Help how to open SYK files:

You will need a spreadsheet program with support for a specific file format in order to open your spreadsheets. Nevertheless, most non-proprietary formats are well-supported in modern spreadsheets programs.

For general information please read:
Basic info how to open spreadsheet files

How to convert file with extension SYK:

Spreadsheets can be usually converted between various formats, or the data can be extracted and saved in structured text files, such as CSV (Comma Separated Value). Sometimes, export to a generatic database format is also possible.

For general information please read:
Basic info how to convert spreadsheet files

List of recommended software applications associated to the .syk file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open syk file, edit syk file, convert syk file, view syk file, play syk file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others syk file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with syk file - Microsoft Excel Symbolic Link format file

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Excel. Microsoft Excel uses syk file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with syk file by default:
Microsoft Excel small icon Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Office small icon Microsoft Office

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