A pqi file extension is related to the PowerQuest drive image file format.

There is one other file type using
the PQI file extension!

empty icon.pqi - PhreeqcI data

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Software that open pqi file

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PQI file extension - PowerQuest drive image

What is pqi file? How to open pqi files?

File type specification:

Disk image (ISO) binary file type icon Disk image (ISO) binary file type

pqi file icon: pqi filetype icon

The pqi file extension is associated with the PowerQuest drive image file format had used by popular PartitionMagic and Drive Image applications.

PowerQuest was acquired by Symantec in 2003 and PowerQuest technologies were implemented to Symantec products, such as Norton Ghost.

This pqi 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.

The default software associated to open pqi file:

PartitionMagic picture or screenshot

Symantec Corporation logoPartitionMagic  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Symantec Corporation

PartitionMagic is a computer program for hard disk drive partitioning originally developed by PowerQuest, but later acquired by Symantec. It was discontinued in 2009.

Norton Ghost icon

Symantec Corporation logoNorton Ghost  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Symantec Corporation

Norton Ghost is popular disk cloning and backup utility developed by Symantec for Microsoft Windows. Norton Ghost supports Full system backup, file and folder backup, compression and encryption of backup, disk cloning etc.

Help how to open:

Use PowerQuest to open *.pqi drive image files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .pqi 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.

List of software applications associated to the .pqi file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open pqi file, edit pqi file, convert pqi file, view pqi file, play pqi file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting pqi files.

Software that open pqi file - PowerQuest drive image

Programs supporting the exension pqi on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open pqi file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with pqi file by default:
Norton Ghost small icon Norton Ghost

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