SID file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .sid file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .sid file?
- What program do I need to open a .sid file?
- How can the .sid file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .sid files to another format?
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2 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) found in database
✅ Commodore 64 Music
SID file is a Commodore C-64 music file. SID either refers to the Sound Interface Device (the chip that produced music and SFX on the C-64), and the music produced by the chip.
✅ Steam Game Backup Data
SID file is a Steam Game Backup Data. Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation.
✅ Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database
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.
Other types of files may also use the .sid file extension.
🔄 .sid converters
The following softwares are capable of converting .sid files to other formats:
For example, using the softwares above, a .sid file can be converted into one of the following formats:
🚫 The .sid file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
🔴 Can't open a .sid 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:
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 .sid 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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