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.QXP File Extension

File TypeQuarkXPress Project File

DeveloperQuark Software
3.3 (29 Votes)
CategoryPage Layout Files

What is a QXP file?

A QXP file is a project file created by QuarkXPress, a desktop publishing program. It contains project information, which includes page layout settings, text, drawn shapes, images, and other page layout metadata. QXP files may consist of a single page or multiple pages.

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Screenshot of a .qxp file in QuarkXPress 2020
QXP file open in QuarkXPress 2020

QuarkXpress enables you to design a wide range of published print materials, such as flyers, newspapers, and catalogs, as well as content for websites and mobile applications. When working on a design, you can save it as a QXP project, close it, then re-open it for further editing. To create a QXP file with QuarkXpress, select File → New → Project..., choose the settings, click OK, then select File → Save or Save As....

You can also convert QXP files to different formats, including .PDF, .EPS, .JPG, and .PNG. To export a QXP file, select File → Export As, then choose the format.

NOTE: The QXP project file type was introduced with the release of version 6 of QuarkXpress. It replaced the .QXD file type used by prior versions of QuarkXPress.

How do I open a QXP file?

You can open QXP files with QuarkXPress by selecting File → Open.... You can also convert QXP files with Adobe InDesign with the Q2ID plugin installed.

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Programs that open QXP files

Updated 10/1/2020

About QXP Files

Our goal is to help you understand what a file with a *.qxp suffix is and how to open it.

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