SID File Extension

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What is SID file?

A .SID file is a raster image file that uses Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database compression method for compressing large raster image files. The SID files support compression of varying size raster image files by rendering high quality image files. Further, the SID file supports seamless, instant, and multi-resolution massive browsing through various storage media including CD-ROMS, networks, and internet. The SID file is supported in various domains including mapping, Geographical Information System (GIS), games, medical, and internet-based image viewing.

Conversion of a SID file

When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the SID extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of SID file conversion to a different format.

File Conversions from SID extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to SID file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the SID file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the SID file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the SID file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the SID file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the SID file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the SID file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

Do you want to help?

If you have additional information about the SID file, we will be grateful if you share it with our users. To do this, use the form here and send us your information on SID file.

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