A qry file extension is associated with the Database Query file format used by various apps like Microsoft SQL Server, dBase, Lotus Approach, etc.

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QRY file extension - Database query

What is qry file? How to open qry files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

qry file icon: qry filetype icon

The qry file extension is commonly used for Database Query files.

These qry files are used for Query files, text files that contain data source (data source: A stored set of "source" information used to connect to a database.

A data source can include the name and location of the database server, the name of the database driver, and information that the database needs when you log on.) information, including the name of the server where the data is located and the connection information you provide when you create a data source.

Query files make it possible for you to share queries with other users.

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The default software associated to open qry file:

Microsoft SQL Server icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft SQL Server  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft SQL Server is set of relational database applications and tools used to create, organize and manage SQL databases. Microsoft SQL Server primary supports T-SQL and ANSI SQL query languages. SQL Server is distributed in many editions, with different features.

dBASE icon

dataBased Intelligence, Inc. logodBASE  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
dataBased Intelligence, Inc.

dBASE is widely used database management system (DBMS). dBASE has own programming language and supports many database formats. dBASE supports many platforms, such as Apple Mac, Microsoft Windows, Unix, MS-DOS, CP/M, Apple II etc..

Lotus Approach picture or screenshot

IBM logoLotus Approach  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Lotus Approach was relational database used to manage, analyze and report on business information developed by IBM. Lotus Approach is able to connect to dBASE, DB2, Oracle, Lotus Notes databases.

Help how to open:

Use compatible apps to work with *.qry files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .qry 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 recommended software applications associated to the .qry 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 qry file, edit qry file, convert qry file, view qry file, play qry file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with qry file - Database query

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use qry file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open qry file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with qry file by default:
Microsoft SQL Server small icon Microsoft SQL Server
dBASE small icon dBASE
Lotus Approach
Other suggested software:
MySQL small icon MySQL

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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