Files with qif suffix are financial data files saved in the Quicken Interchange Format that is used to transfer accounting and financial data.
There are 2 other file types using
the QIF file extension!
.qif - DESQview compressed font archive
.qif - QuickTime image file
Software that works with qif file extension
QIF file extension - Quicken Interchange format
What is qif file? How to open qif files?
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File extension qif is mainly associated with Quicken, a personal finance management tool developed by Intuit, available in both Windows and Mac Versions.
QIF is an acronym for Quicken Interchange Format, a protocol (or set of rules used by computers) used to transfer data.
A Quicken Interchange Format (QIF) file is a specially formatted American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) text file. It is used to transfer data between different Quicken data files, from a financial institution's.
Within the Quicken File menu, the Export function automatically creates a QIF file that can be imported into other Quicken data files. The following apply:
- The QIF file must have a name between three and eight characters in length followed by the qif extension for the Quicken program to recognize it.
- A QIF file can be edited in any text-editing program. In Microsoft Windows, use Microsoft Notepad, and in Macintosh, use Simpletext.
- QIF files may need to be edited when moving files from a Quicken for Windows program to a Quicken for Mac program.
Quicken Interchange Format (QIF) is a non-proprietary data format. Although Intuit originally developed QIF, and certain Intuit products (including this product) still contain the ability to import or export files in QIF format, Intuit does not endorse or provide support for this format. For this reason, Intuit does not know the identities of all institutions and processors that support QIF.
The default software associated to qif file type:
Company or developer:
Quicken is personal finance management program for Windows that comes in several editions: Quicken Deluxe, Quicken Premier, Quicken Starter.
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Quicken Essentials for Mac is Macintosh version of popular Quicken personal finance management software. It contains almost all features of Quicken for Windows.
List of software applications associated to the .qif 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 qif file, edit qif file, convert qif file, view qif file, play qif 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 of the qif files.
- Import qif file
- Export qif file
Software that import qif file - Quicken Interchange format
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