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QGS file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .qgs file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .qgs file?
  • What program do I need to open a .qgs file?
  • How can the .qgs file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .qgs files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Quantum GIS Project

.qgs
Description:
QGS file is a Quantum GIS Project. Quantum GIS (QGIS) is a cross-platform free and open source desktop geographic information systems (GIS) application that provides data viewing, editing, and analysis capabilities.
Category: GIS files
Application: Quantum GIS
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
QGS aliases:
qgis
QGS related links:
-
QGS related extensions:
ER Mapper Algorithm Data

SIA dataMap GIS Export

ArcGIS RO Spatial Index

Carlson SurvCADD GIS File

TatukGIS Project

Geosoft Project File

Quantum GIS Compressed Project

Carlson SurvCE Road Network Data

Other types of files may also use the .qgs file extension.

🚫 The .qgs file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

qgz, qbs, gs, qts, qs, qvs, qsg, qrs, qfs

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Quantum GIS Compressed Project
QuickBasic Source Code
Navicat for MySQL Query Builder Tables Data
Gofer Source Code
GemStone Document
QlikView Script
PhysioBank QRS Annotation File
GrafEq Data
QL-R-kemi Styled Source
QSplat Model

🔴 Can't open a .qgs file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:

example.qgs

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .qgs file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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