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SYLK file extension - Microsoft Excel for Mac Symbolic Link format file

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 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 SYLK files:

You will need a spreadsheet program with support for a specific file format in order to open your spreadsheets. Nevertheless, most non-proprietary formats are well-supported in modern spreadsheets programs.

For general information please read:
Basic info how to open spreadsheet files

How to convert file with extension SYLK:

Spreadsheets can be usually converted between various formats, or the data can be extracted and saved in structured text files, such as CSV (Comma Separated Value). Sometimes, export to a generatic database format is also possible.

For general information please read:
Basic info how to convert spreadsheet 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 format file

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