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.SQL File Extension

File TypeStructured Query Language Data File

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CategoryDatabase Files


This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

What is an SQL file?

A SQL file is a file written in SQL (Structured Query Language). It contains SQL code used to modify the contents of a relational database. SQL files may also contain statements for creating or modifying database structures, insertions, updates, deletions, and other SQL operations.

More Information

SQL files can be read by any SQL-compatible database program, including FileMaker, Microsoft Access, and MySQL. They can be edited using any text editor.

Open and view .SQL files with File Viewer Plus.
Programs that open SQL files
File Viewer Plus
Richardson RazorSQL
Altova DatabaseSpy
Microsoft Notepad
Other text editor
Richardson RazorSQL
MalcolmHardie Solutions SQLEditor
MacroMates TextMate
Bare Bones BBEdit
Apple TextEdit
Other text editor
Richardson RazorSQL
Any text editor
Updated 8/18/2016

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