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Details of extension .sid

5 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .sid file?
  • Which program can create the .sid file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .sid format?
  • What can convert .sid files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .sid extension?
.sid
Commodore 64 Music .sid file icon

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.
Category: Audio files
Application: Sidplay 2
Program name: -
Mime-type: audio/x-sid
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
X-Tracker Music Module
Farandole Composer Music Module
Impulse Tracker Music Module
OctaMED Music Module
MIDI Music
MultiTracker Music Module
Noise Tracker Music Module
Oktalyzer Music Module
Real Tracker Module
.sid
Steam Game Backup Data .sid file icon

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.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Steam
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Steam Game Cache File
Steam Game Backup Metadata
Steam Game Backup Info
Valve Steam Client Registry Data
Steam Package Data
Valve Steam Compressed Game Resource
Steam Guard Data
Valve Steam Data File
Valve Steam Cache Data
.sid
MrSID Image .sid file icon

MrSID Image

SID file is a MrSID Image. 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.
Detailed description not available
Category: Graphic files
Application: ArcGIS
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database
MrSID Level 8 Image
MrSID Bitmap Image
MrSID World Data
.sid
Microsoft SMS Software Inventory Data .sid file icon

Microsoft SMS Software Inventory Data

SID file is a Microsoft SMS Software Inventory Data. Microsoft's Systems Management Server is a comprehensive set of tools designed to aid system administrators in managing large scale deployments of Windows. SMS features an integrated centralized management scheme with support for heterogenious client environments.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Microsoft SMS Instructions
Microsoft SMS Offer File
Microsoft SMS Lookup File
Microsoft SMS Distribution Manager Package
Microsoft SMS Package
Microsoft SMS Collection Membership Update
Microsoft SMS NHM Data
Microsoft SMS Proposed Site Control Data
Microsoft SMS Previous Log Data
.sid
OpenOffice.org Slot ID Data .sid file icon

OpenOffice.org Slot ID Data

SID file is an OpenOffice.org Slot ID Data. OpenOffice.org is an open-source application suite whose main components are for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, and databases.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: OpenOffice.org
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
OpenOffice Base Database
OpenOffice.org Base Database
OpenOffice.org Configuration File
OpenOffice.org Configuration File
OpenOffice.org Extension
OpenOffice.org Basic Module
OpenOffice.org AutoText Data
OpenOffice.org Module Information Data
OpenOffice.org Gallery Data
.mrsid
Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database .mrsid file icon

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.
Category: Graphic files
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
sdw, sid
Links:
-
Related extensions:
MrSID Level 8 Image
MrSID Image
MrSID Bitmap Image
MrSID World Data

Other types of files may also use the .sid file extension. If you have helpful information about .sid extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

EL-CID Data
eID Middleware Data File
Lotus Notes User ID File
InstallShield Dialog
Sound Designer Audio
System Deployment Image
AutoDesk Softimage Document
Sick Submitter Data File
SIE Data

The .sid filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

sie (1), si (1), xid (1), sd (1), sud (1), isd (1), sld (1), eid (1), sjd (1), siw (1), sis (1), sif (1), sic (1), zid (1), sdi (1)

Can't open a .sid file?

If you want to open a .sid file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .sid association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.sid

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android