Details of the .sgy file extension
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- What is the .sgy file?
- What program do I need to open a .sgy file?
- How can the .sgy file be opened, edited or printed?
- Where can I find the specifications for .sgy?
- Which MIME-type is associated with the .sgy extension?
- How can I convert .sgy files to another format?
- What are other, similar filename extensions to .sgy?
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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
SEG-Y Geophysical Data
SGY file is a SEG-Y Geophysical Data. The SEG-Y file format is one of several standards developed by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) for storing geophysical data. It is an open standard, and is controlled by the SEG Technical Standards Committee.
Other types of files may also use the .sgy file extension.
The .sgy file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
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Can't open a .sgy 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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Windows cannot open this file:
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 .sgy file association, check the FAQ.
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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