An rqy file extension is related to the Microsoft Excel a spreadsheet editing tool. An rqy file contains data source used to connect to database.

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RQY file extension - Microsoft Excel OLE DB query

What is rqy file? How to open rqy files?

File type specification:

Database file type icon Database file type

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

rqy file icon: rqy filetype icon

The rqy file extension is associated with with Microsoft Excel, one of the most popular and powerful tool you can use to create format spreadsheets, graphs and much more.

The rqy files are used for OLE DB 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.

The other types of Query files the Microsoft Excel is working with are the odc, dqy, oqy, qry and iqy.

Updated: April 22, 2024

The default software associated to open rqy file:

Microsoft Excel icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Excel  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A popular spreadsheet application distributed with Microsoft Office suite, Excel is offers calculating, contains graphing tools, pivot tables and own programming language based on Visual Basic.

Excel supports charts, graphs or histograms generated from specified groups of cells. Excel also can change data between other Microsoft Office applications. It is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X (macOS) and various mobile platforms.

Microsoft Excel for Mac icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Excel for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Excel for Mac is popular spreadsheet application used to analyze, organize and manage data and lists. It is able to create visually rich datasheets and tables with icons, data bars and color scales. Microsoft Excel for Mac is fully compatible with Microsoft Excel for Windows.

Help how to open:

Use Microsoft Excel to open *.rqy files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .rqy 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 rqy file, edit rqy file, convert rqy file, view rqy file, play rqy file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in'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 rqy files.

Software that open rqy file - Microsoft Excel OLE DB query

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with rqy file by default:
Microsoft Excel small icon Microsoft Excel
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Office small icon Microsoft Office

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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