.QXP File Extension

QuarkXPress Project File

Developer Quark Software
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Category Page Layout Files
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What is a QXP file?

A QXP file is a project created by QuarkXPress, a desktop publishing program. It contains project information, which includes page layout settings, text, drawn shapes, images, and page layout metadata. QXP projects 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, catalogs, and content for websites and mobile applications. Quark Software introduced the QXP project file type when it released version 6 of QuarkXpress, replacing the .QXD file type used by prior versions of QuarkXPress.

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....

How to open a QXP file

You can open QXP files with QuarkXPress in Windows and macOS. To open a QXP file with QuarkXPress, select File → Open.... You can also open QXP files with Adobe InDesign with the Q2ID plugin installed.

How to convert a QXP file

QuarkXPress can convert QXP files to various formats, including the following file types:

  • .JPG - JPEG Image
  • .PNG - Portable Network Graphic
  • .EPS - Encapsulated PostScript
  • .PDF - Portable Document Format

To export a QXP file, select File → Export As, then choose the format.

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Programs that open QXP files

Windows
Updated July 21, 2022

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