.SILK File Extension
- Developer by: Microsoft Corporation
- Category: Spreadsheet and workbook Files
What is an .SILK file?
.SILK is Microsoft Excel Symbolic Link format
File extension silk is mainly known to be associated with Microsoft Excel spreadsheet editor. It is a variant of more common slk extension.
The SYLK acronym stands for a SYmbolic LinK, which is a Microsoft file format typically used to exchange data between applications, specifically data sheets or spreadsheets.
From within a spreadsheet data can be exported in the SYLK format. Comprised of only ASCII characters, it is easily created and processed by other applications, such as databases.