File Extension Library

.QVF File Extension

  • Developer by: Qlik
  • Category: Data Files

What are .QVF files and how to open them?

Can't open .QVF 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 .QVF file.

What is a .QVF file extension?

.QVF file extension is created by Qlik. .QVF has been classified as Data Files.

.QVF is Qlik Sense Desktop App File

A QVF file is an app created by Qlik Sense Desktop, an analytics program used to create personalized, interactive reports and data visualizations. It contains one or more visualizations of data, such as charts, maps, tables, and plots. QVF files also include settings that configure the appearance of the visualizations.

QVF file open in Qlik Sense Desktop 3.2

QVF files are used to store visualizations of data, such as sales numbers or personal information. However, you will most likely only see the actual QVF file when sharing your data visualization app with another Qlik Sense Desktop user. They are often shared as an email attachment or uploaded to the cloud but it is important to note that QVF files often become large in size, making them difficult to attach to an email.

When creating a QVF file you will import data from one or more files or connect a data source. If you share the QVF file, the app cannot be reloaded unless the other user has access to the data source too.

QVF files are typically located in the following directory:


List of all softwares that can open the Qlik Sense Desktop App File
Qlik Sense Desktop

How to fix problems with .QVF files

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