What is a .QC File And How To Open It – id Software (Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .qc extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .qc file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .QC file?

The file extension .QC comes from QuakeC Source Code File. This file extension was developed by id Software. This file belongs to the text format and it is a game related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .qc file on 1 platform.

How to open a .QC file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .QC file on various operating systems.

How to open a .QC file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .qc file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Notepad software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .QC file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Microsoft Notepad software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .QC file?

If you cannot open the .QC file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .QC file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .qc – Valve. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .QC file with the Microsoft Notepad program on Windows.