Files with silk extension can be typically found as data sheets in Microsoft Excel Symbolic Link format that is used to exchange data between spreadsheets.

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SILK file extension - Microsoft Excel Symbolic Link format file

What is silk file? How to open silk files?

File type specification:

Spreadsheet and workbook file type icon Spreadsheet and workbook file type

silk file icon: silk filetype icon

The silk file extension is mainly known to be associated with Microsoft Excel spreadsheet editor. It is a variant of more common slk extension.

The SYLK acronym stands for a Symbolic Link, which is a Microsoft file format typically used to exchange data between applications, specifically data sheets or spreadsheets.

From within a spreadsheet data can be exported in the SYLK format. Comprised of only ASCII characters, it is easily created and processed by other applications, such as databases.
 

The default software associated to silk file type:

Microsoft Excel icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Excel  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Excel is popular spreadsheet application distributed with Microsoft Office suite. Excel is able to 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. Excel is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and various mobile platforms.

Microsoft Office icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Office  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office is popular productivity suite for Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Office contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft Powerpoint), databases (Microsoft Access) etc..

Microsoft Office can be also used to manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook). Microsoft Office for Windows is distributed in four editions for Home, Academic and corporate sector.

Microsoft Excel for Mac icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft 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.

Microsoft Office for Mac icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Office for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office for Mac is popular office suite that contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft Powerpoint) and manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook).

Help how to open SILK files:

Mainly use Microsoft Excel to open and work with .silk files. Microsoft does not publish a SYLK specification. Variants of the format are supported by Multiplan, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Works, OpenOffice.org, and Gnumeric.

How to convert file with extension SILK:

Using Microsoft Excels, users can convert files in SYLK format to any other suitable worksheet format.

Find conversions from silk file:

silk to accdb

silk to accdc

silk to accde

silk to accdp

silk to slk

Find converter to silk file type:

slk to silk

List of software applications associated to the .silk 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 silk file, edit silk file, convert silk file, view silk file, play silk 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 of the silk files.

  • Open silk file
  • Save silk file
  • Edit silk file
  • Create silk file
  • Import silk file
  • Others silk file

Software that open silk file - Microsoft Excel Symbolic Link format file

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Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with silk file by default:
Microsoft Excel small icon Microsoft Excel
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Works small icon Microsoft Works
Corel Quattro Pro small icon Corel Quattro Pro

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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