An sylk file extension is related to the Microsoft Excel for Mac, a spreadsheet editing software from Microsoft. An sylk file stores Symbolic Link.

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SYLK file - Microsoft Excel for Mac Symbolic Link

What is sylk file? How to open sylk files?

File type specification:

Spreadsheet and workbook file type icon Spreadsheet and workbook file type

sylk file icon: sylk filetype icon

The sylk file extension is associated with Microsoft Excel for Mac. The SYLK stands for a Symbolic Link, which is a Microsoft file format typically used to exchange data between applications, specifically spreadsheets. SYLK files for Mac conventionally have a sylk file extension, but its basically same as the slk files.

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.

Microsoft does not publish a SYLK specification. Variants of the format are supported by Multiplan, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Works,, and Gnumeric.

The default software associated to sylk file type:

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.

Microsoft Office for Mac icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft 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:

Use Microsoft Excel for Mac to open *.sylk files.

How to convert:

Use Excel to work with *.sylk files.

List of software applications associated to the .sylk file extension

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Software that open sylk file - Microsoft Excel for Mac Symbolic Link

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

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