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SSI File Extension

Adobe Dreamweaver Server Side Include Format
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems
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    3.2 (4 votes)

What is SSI file?

Full format name of files that use SSI extension is Adobe Dreamweaver Server Side Include Format. Adobe Systems defined the Adobe Dreamweaver Server Side Include Format format standard. SSI files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS, Windows. SSI file belongs to the Developer Files category just like 1205 other filename extensions listed in our database. Adobe Dreamweaver supports SSI files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 5 other tools may also be used. Software named Adobe Dreamweaver was created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. In order to find more detailed information on the software and SSI files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support SSI file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 2 operating systems that support SSI files. Files with SSI suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support SSI file

How to open file with SSI extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening SSI files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Adobe Dreamweaver Server Side Include Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with SSI files.

Step 1. Install Adobe Dreamweaver software

Install software to open SSI file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening SSI files is that no program that can handle SSI files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install Adobe Dreamweaver or one to the listed programs: Opera, Adobe Contribute, Microsoft Internet Explorer. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Adobe Dreamweaver website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Adobe Dreamweaver to the latest version

Update software that support file extension SSIIf you already have Adobe Dreamweaver installed on your systems and SSI files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why SSI files are not compatible with Adobe Dreamweaver. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Adobe Dreamweaver.

Step 3. Set the default application to open SSI files to Adobe Dreamweaver

If you have the latest version of Adobe Dreamweaver installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage SSI on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with SSI file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the SSI file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Adobe Dreamweaver is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open SSI files and clicking OK.
Associate software with SSI file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the SSI file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with SSI extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the SSI for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the SSI file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check SSI file for viruses
1. Verify that the SSI in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the SSI file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. SSI file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the SSI file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic SSI file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with SSI extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Adobe Dreamweaver

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with SSI extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Adobe Dreamweaver Server Side Include Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with SSI files affecting older versions of given software.

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