Files with qxd file extension can be find as DTP (desktop publishing) files saved in QuarkXpress software.

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QXD file extension - QuarkXPress document

What is qxd file? How to open qxd files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

qxd file icon: qxd filetype icon

The qxd file extension is used for desktop publishing (DTP) files created by QuarkXpress 5 application or its earlier versions.

QuarkXpress is used for creating page layouts for magazines, newspapers, books, flyers, brochures, and other publications.

QXD format was replaced by QXP file format in QuarkXpress versions 6 and later.

MIME types:
application/quarkxpress
application/x-quark-express

This qxd 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.

Updated: November 20, 2018

The default software associated to open qxd file:

QuarkXPress icon

Quark, Inc. logoQuarkXPress  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Quark, Inc.

QuarkXpress is software for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac that is used for publishing, creative design and page layout, printing and production, text processing, web page design and PPML, XML, and media-independent publishing.

QuarkXPress is used by designers and large publishing houses to produce a variety of layouts, from single-page flyers to the multi-media projects required for magazines, newspapers, catalogs and many more.

QuarkXPress for Mac icon

Quark, Inc. logoQuarkXPress for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Quark, Inc.

QuarkXpress for Mac is able to publishing, printing and production, text processing, web page design, creative design and page layout, PPML, XML, and media-independent publishing.

Related articles:

Convert Adobe Indesign, QuarkXpress, or Microsoft Publisher documents

Help how to open:

The most obvious choice for opening QXD documents would be to use QuarkXpress.

How to convert:

QuarkXpress supports several other document formats and can export / save them.

Find conversions from qxd file:

qxd to doc

qxd to docx

qxd to ind

qxd to indd

qxd to jpeg

qxd to jpg

qxd to pdf

Find converter to qxd file type:

epub to qxd

indd to qxd

qxp to qxd

File identification strings:

HEX code: 58 50 52 33
ASCII code: XPR3

List of software applications associated to the .qxd 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 qxd file, edit qxd file, convert qxd file, view qxd file, play qxd file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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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 qxd files.

Software that open qxd file - QuarkXPress document

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with qxd file by default:
QuarkXPress small icon QuarkXPress
Other suggested software:
Adobe InDesign small icon Adobe InDesign

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with qxd file by default:
QuarkXPress for Mac small icon QuarkXPress for Mac
Other suggested software:
Adobe InDesign for Mac small icon Adobe InDesign for Mac

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