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MRSID file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .mrsid file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .mrsid file?
  • What program do I need to open a .mrsid file?
  • How can the .mrsid file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .mrsid files to another format?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .mrsid?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .mrsid extension?

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.mrsid file extension details

Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database

Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database .mrsid file icon
MRSID file is a Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database. MrSID is a wavelet-based image compression technology which can utilise both lossy and lossless encoding. This technology was acquired in its original form from Los Alamos National Laboratories (LANL), where it was developed under the aegis of the U.S. government for storing fingerprints for the FBI. Now is is developed and distributed by the LizardTech, Inc.
Category: Graphic files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
MRSID aliases:
sdw, sid
MRSID related links:
MRSID related extensions:
MrSID Level 8 Image

Other types of files may also use the .mrsid file extension.

open .mrsid file

Can't open a .mrsid file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

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To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .mrsid file association, check the FAQ.

.mrsid file extension

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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.mrsid file extension

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