File Extension Library

.QVD File Extension

  • Developer by: QlikTech International
  • Category: Database Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .QVD files and how to open them?

Can't open .QVD file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .QVD file.

What is a .QVD file extension?

.QVD file extension is created by QlikTech International. .QVD has been classified as Database Files. The format of .QVD file is Binary.

.QVD is QlikView Data File

Database file used by QlikView, a business intelligence tool; saves an uncompressed "RAM image" representation of a QlikView table as it was stored in memory when open in QlikView; allows the database to be opened and loaded into memory quickly.

QVD database files are used to store data for business sales, revenue, costs, and profits. The data is used for competitive intelligence and historical, current, and predictive analysis.

When a QVD file is open, QlikView houses the database in memory instead of on disk, which allows for fast data queries and computation. Therefore, QVD files are loaded directly into memory when opened in the software.

List of all softwares that can open the QlikView Data File
QlikTech International QlikView

How to fix problems with .QVD files

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