The File Extensions Database

.ACQ File Extension

  • Developer by: BIOPAC Systems
  • Category: Data Files

What is an .ACQ file?

.ACQ is AcqKnowledge Data Graph File

An ACQ file is a data graph file created by AcqKnowledge, a program used to simulate physiological data recorded from different systems and transducers. It contains physiological data recorded from an organism that is displayed in waveforms in AcqKnowledge. ACQ files also store information about how the data was collected, including the rate and duration of the collection.

ACQ files, along with GTL graph template file are the main file types associated with the AcqKnowledge program. You can created an ACQ file by selecting File → Save as and choosing "ACQ". Once the file is created you can modify the file, save the file, or export the file to another format.

NOTE: AcqKnowledge is commonly used with BIOPAC hardware, which specializes in collecting data such as EMG, pulse, respiration, EEG, electrogastrogram, temperature, and eye movement of a person.

Programs that open AcqKnowledge Data Graph File
BIOPAC AcqKnowledge
BIOPAC AcqKnowledge

How to solve problems with ACQ files

  • Associate the ACQ file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any ACQ file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.ACQ files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the ACQ file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .ACQ is AcqKnowledge Data Graph File. Because only the current version supports the latest ACQ file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the BIOPAC Systems manufacturer website after an available .ACQ is AcqKnowledge Data Graph File update.
  • To make sure that your ACQ file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.