What is a .QRC File And How To Open It – Digia (Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .qrc extension. It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .qrc file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .QRC file?

The file extension .QRC is Qt Resource Collection File. It was developed by Digia. The format of this file is xml, and it is a settings related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .QRC file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .QRC file on various operating systems.

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

To open the .qrc file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Digia Qt SDK software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .QRC 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: 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 Digia Qt SDK software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .QRC file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .qrc file on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the Digia Qt SDK software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .QRC 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Digia Qt SDK software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .QRC file on Linux

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

1. The first step is to download the Digia Qt SDK software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .QRC 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: 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 Digia Qt SDK 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 .QRC file?

If you are still unable to open the .QRC file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .QRC file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .qrc – Quark Software. 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 .QRC file with the Digia Qt SDK program on Windows, Digia Qt SDK program on Mac and Digia Qt SDK software on Linux.