DQL File Extension

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DataEase Database
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    Sapphire Group
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What is DQL file?

Full format name of files that use DQL extension is DataEase Database. Sapphire Group defined the DataEase Database format standard. Files with DQL extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. DQL file belongs to the Database Files category just like 348 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports DQL files is DataEase. Software named DataEase was created by Sapphire Group. In order to find more detailed information on the software and DQL files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support DQL file extension

The following listing features DQL-compatible programs. Files with DQL extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support DQL file

Windows Windows

How to open file with DQL extension?

Problems with accessing DQL may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with DQL files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with DQL files.

Step 1. Get the DataEase

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening DQL files is that no program that can handle DQL files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the DataEase developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit DataEase website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of DataEase

If the problems with opening DQL files still occur even after installing DataEase, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of DataEase is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that DataEase cannot handle files with DQL may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of DataEase is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate DataEase Database files with DataEase

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DQL files with latest version of DataEase you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the DQL with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the DataEase installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open DQL files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected DQL file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with DQL extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the DQL for errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper DQL file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the DQL in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the DQL is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the DQL file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic DQL file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with DQL extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open DataEase

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with DQL extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with DataEase Database files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with DQL files affecting older versions of given software.

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