What is a .QSS File And How To Open It – Digia (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .qss 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. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .qss file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .QSS file?

The .QSS file extension is Qt Style Sheet. The developer of this file extension is Digia. The format of this file is text, and it is a settings related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .qss file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .QSS file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Digia Qt SDK software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Digia Qt SDK and Microsoft Notepad.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .QSS 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, 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 Digia Qt SDK software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .QSS file on Mac

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

1. The first step is to download the Digia Qt SDK software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Digia Qt SDK.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .QSS file

2. The second step is locating 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: 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. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .QSS file on Linux

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .QSS 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 .QSS file?

If you cannot open the .QSS file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .QSS file.qsv – Tibo Software, .qsv – iQIYI, .qt – Apple, .qtch – Apple, .qti – Apple. 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 .QSS file with the Digia Qt SDK, Microsoft Notepad programs on Windows, Digia Qt SDK program on Mac and Digia Qt SDK software on Linux.