What is a .QFX File And How To Open It – Intuit (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .qfx extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .qfx file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .QFX file?

The file extension .QFX comes from Quicken Financial Exchange File. It was developed by Intuit. The file is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .qfx file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .QFX file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .QFX file on various operating systems.

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

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .qfx file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .QFX file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “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 GnuCash software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .QFX file on Mac

The .qfx file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .QFX file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the GnuCash software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .QFX file on Linux

There are 4 simple steps to open the .qfx file on Linux.

1. In the first step you need to download the GnuCash software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use GnuCash software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .QFX file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the GnuCash software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .QFX file?

If you are still unable to open the .QFX file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .QFX file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .qgs – QGIS Development Team, .qic – Microsoft, .qif – Intuit, .qif – Apple, .qit – QIT Trojan Horse File. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .QFX file with the GnuCash program on Windows, GnuCash program on Mac and GnuCash software on Linux.