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Informations about the SLK filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .slk filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .slk file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

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.slk - Symbolic Link Spreadsheet

The SLK file is a Data file, which is connected to the Symbolic Link Spreadsheet according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Symbolic Link Spreadsheet (.slk) files can be opened or converted with the help of Microsoft Office Excel.

Format description:
SLK format
Microsoft Office Excel
Magic string:
0x49, 0x44 / ID
Related links:
SYLK on Wikipedia
Related extensions:
Berkeley DB3 Database
Microsoft Excel Database Query
Delimiter-Separated Values
Excel Markup Language
Microsoft Excel Web Query
Microsoft Excel OLAP Query

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .slk file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .slk extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .slk files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .slk file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .slk file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .slk file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .slk file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .slk extension

The .slk filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .slk files.

clk, zlk, wlk, smk, slm, slj, skl, lsk, elk, xlk, spk, slo, sll, sl, sk

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .slk file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .slk extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

Corel R.A.V.E Project
Novell Netware Server Source Package
PowerBASIC Static Link Library
Autodesk Maya Skeleton Works Data
Altium Designer Linker Error Messages File
SPARKvue v1.0 Data

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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