An lqt file extension is related to the Liquid Digital Media music file format, developed by Liquid Audio, now owned by Microsoft.

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LQT file extension - Liquid Audio Liquid Digital Media music file format

What is lqt file? How to open lqt files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

The lqt file extension is associated with Liquid audio by Liquid Audio Inc. It was formed in May 1996 by experts in the music and technology industries and was the first company to deliver secure music over the Internet.

The Liquid Audio player had the first digital music commerce system featuring copy protection and copyright management, as well as the first and largest digital music distribution network. The company's catalog of music is one of the largest in the world. In Microsoft bought Liquid Audio's DRM patents in 2002. Liquid Audio became Liquid Digital Media in January 2003 after being acquired by wholesaler Anderson Media, a large media distributor.

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This lqt file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to playback *.lqt music files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .lqt file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 4C 69 63 6B 00 00 00 02 00
ASCII code: Lick

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