What is a .QVF File And How To Open It – Qlik (Easy Guide)


Have you downloaded a file with .qvf extension, but you have never seen this extension before? 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 .qvf file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .QVF file?

The file extension .QVF comes from Qlik Sense Desktop App File. It was developed by Qlik. The file is a data related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .QVF file?

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

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

The .qvf file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Qlik Sense Desktop software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Qlik Sense Desktop.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .QVF 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Qlik Sense Desktop software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .QVF file?

If you cannot open the .QVF file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .QVF file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .qvm – Q, .qvm – id Software, .qvp – Qarbon, .qvpp – QlikTech International, .qvt – QlikTech International. 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 .QVF file with the Qlik Sense Desktop program on Windows.