STQ file icon

STQ File Extension

StatSoft Statistica Text
  • Developer
    StatSoft, Inc.
  • Category
    Document Files
  • Popularity
    0 ( votes)

What is STQ file?

Full format name of files that use STQ extension is StatSoft Statistica Text. StatSoft Statistica Text specification was created by StatSoft, Inc.. STQ file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. STQ file format, along with 574 other file formats, belongs to the Document Files category. The software recommended for managing STQ files is STATISTICA. On the official website of StatSoft, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theSTATISTICA software, but also about STQ and other supported file formats.

Programs which support STQ file extension

The following listing features STQ-compatible programs. Files with STQ 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 STQ file

Windows Windows

How to open file with STQ extension?

Problems with accessing STQ may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to StatSoft Statistica Text files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with STQ files.

Step 1. Get the STATISTICA

Install software to open STQ file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports STQ files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download STATISTICA and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit STATISTICA website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of STATISTICA and update if needed

Update software that support file extension STQIf you already have STATISTICA installed on your systems and STQ files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that STATISTICA cannot handle files with STQ may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of STATISTICA is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate StatSoft Statistica Text files with STATISTICA

After installing STATISTICA (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open STQ files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with STQ file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the STQ file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where STATISTICA is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open STQ files and clicking OK.
Associate software with STQ file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with STQ extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select STATISTICA and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with STQ extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the STQ is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the STQ file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check STQ file for viruses
1. Check the STQ file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the STQ is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. STQ file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the STQ file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic STQ file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with STQ extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the StatSoft Statistica Text file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run STATISTICA

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support STQ files. Close all running programs and try opening the STQ file.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with StatSoft Statistica Text file. It may be the case that the STQ files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

Do you want to help?

If you have additional information about the STQ file, we will be grateful if you share it with our users. To do this, use the form here and send us your information on STQ file.

Top File Extensions
Show more
File Extension of the day
btw icon


BarTender Label

Files with BTW extension are generated by BarTender, a software tool for creating label and barcode projects. BTW file stores a label with barcode,...

Last updated