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Details of the .xq file extension

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

  • What is the .xq file?
  • What program do I need to open a .xq file?
  • How can the .xq file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .xq?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .xq extension?
  • How can I convert .xq files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .xq?

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

.xq file extension details

XQuery File

XQuery File .xq file icon
XQ file is a XQuery File. XQuery is a query and functional programming language that is designed to query and transform collections of structured and unstructured data, usually in the form of XML, text and with vendor-specific extensions for other data formats.
Category: Development files
Application: BaseX
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
XQ aliases:
xquery, xqy
XQ related links:
XQ related extensions:
Extensible Markup Language File

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

.xq file extension error

The .xq file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

aq, sq, cq, qx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Ancestral Quest Database
CQUAL Configuration
Sysquake SQ Application
Quexal Source Code
Quex Input File
open .xq file

Can't open a .xq 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:


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 .xq file association, check the FAQ.

.xq file extension

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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