File Extension Library

.QUA File Extension

  • Developer by: Avira Operations
  • Category: Misc Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .QUA file?

.QUA file extension is created by Avira Operations. .QUA has been classified as Misc Files. The format of .QUA file is Binary.

.QUA is Avira AntiVir Quarantined File

File created by Avira AntiVir, an antivirus application; saves an infected file in an encrypted format so that it cannot be opened manually; used for quarantining files that contain viruses.

Avira AntiVir quarantines infected files by encrypting them and moving them to a safe location. When the software downloads an update that can clean a particular file, it removes the virus, decrypts the file, and moves the file back to its original location.

List of all softwares that can open the Avira AntiVir Quarantined File
Avira Antivirus Pro 2019

How to Open .QUA file on different platforms

Open .QUA File on Windows

  • Right-click a .QUA
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .QUA file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .QUA files" Press "Ok"

Open .QUA File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .QUA file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .QUA File on Linux

Right click on the .QUA file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .QUA File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .QUA file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .QUA File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .QUA files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .QUA files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .QUA files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .QUA file format
  2. You need to check the .QUA file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)