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QGS File Extension

QGS file extension is created by QGIS Development Team, also known as QGIS Project File. QGS has been classified as GIS Files. This file is saved in an XML structure and its contents can be viewed in a Text Editor. You can open QGS files in QGIS program.

QGIS Project File Type

QGIS Project File Type
Extension .qgs
Developer QGIS Development Team
Popularity 5.0 (35 Votes)
Mime Type mime-type/not.available
Default Program QGIS
Category GIS Files
Format XML
Updated 7/1/2024

What is a QGS File Type?

It is used by various amateur and professional users to create, edit, view and publish geospatial information. When a user saves a project by selecting Project → Save or Project; &&& rarr; Save As, a QGS file is created to store the information.

When the user saves a project with HQIS, the program creates a backup file in the same directory as the QGS project file. The backup file has the .qgs

Files extension.

Free online QGS Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .QGS (QGIS Project File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to QGS, merge, split and compare the QGS files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

QGS Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the QGIS Project File .QGS File Extensions while opening the .QGS files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open QGS Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for QGIS Project File on your system such as QGIS.
  2. Associate default Qgis QGIS program for *.qgs (QGIS Project File) files.

    Associate QGS Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.QGS (e.g example.qgs) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Qgis QGIS program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .qgs files.

    Associate QGS Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.QGS (e.g example.qgs) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Qgis QGIS program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .QGIS extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

Related QGS File Extensions

QGS default file extension is .QGS and other similer related extensions are:

All Platform Software Programs for QGS File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the QGS files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open QGS File on Windows

Software License Developer
QGIS image. QGIS 000 for Windows Free QGIS

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen QGS File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
QGIS image. QGIS 000 for MacOs Free QGIS

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen QGS file on Linux

Software License Developer
QGIS image. QGIS 000 for Linux Free QGIS

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen QGS file on Web

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iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen QGS file on iOS

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About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

QGS file extension icon image.About QGS - QGIS Project File

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Updated 7/1/2024

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