SSO File Extension

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ChessDB Search Options
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What is SSO file?

Full format name of files that use SSO extension is ChessDB Search Options. ChessDB Search Options specification was created by Files with SSO extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. SSO file format, along with 361 other file formats, belongs to the Database Files category. The software recommended for managing SSO files is ChessDB. Software named ChessDB was created by In order to find more detailed information on the software and SSO files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support SSO file extension

Programs that can handle SSO files are as follows. Files with SSO extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support SSO file

Windows Windows

How to open file with SSO extension?

Problems with accessing SSO may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to ChessDB Search Options files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the ChessDB

Install software to open SSO file Problems with opening and working with SSO files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with SSO files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install ChessDB. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support SSO files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit ChessDB website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of ChessDB and update if needed

Update software that support file extension SSOIf you already have ChessDB installed on your systems and SSO 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. If you have an older version of ChessDB installed, it may not support SSO format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using ChessDB.

Step 3. Assign ChessDB to SSO files

After installing ChessDB (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open SSO files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with SSO file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the SSO file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where ChessDB is installed, check the Always use this app to open SSO files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with SSO file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the SSO 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....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with SSO extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the SSO file is complete and free of errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper SSO file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check SSO file for viruses
1. Check the SSO file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the SSO is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the SSO file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If you obtained the problematic SSO file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with SSO extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the ChessDB Search Options file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run ChessDB

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support SSO files. Close all running programs and try opening the SSO file.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with ChessDB Search Options 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 SSO files affecting older versions of given software.

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