SDA File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a SDA file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .SDA files.

What is a SDA file?

A .SDA file is a Self-Dissolving compressed Archive file. Through our analysis of SDA files, we know that one use of the format is Self-Dissolving compressed Archive. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open SDA files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension SDA for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different SDA openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension SDA

While we know of one file format using the .SDA file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .SDA file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of SDA files. Remember, different programs may use SDA files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

WinRARWinRARUser submitted
OpenOffice.org BaseOpenOffice.org BaseUser submitted
OpenOffice.org ImpressOpenOffice.org ImpressUser submitted
OpenOffice.org DrawOpenOffice.org DrawUser submitted
LibreOfficeLibreOfficeUser submitted
StarOffice DrawStarOffice DrawUser submitted
StarOffice ImpressStarOffice ImpressUser submitted
StarOfficeStarOfficeUser submitted
Complete OFFICEComplete OFFICEUser submitted
Microsoft PowerPointMicrosoft PowerPointUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with SDA-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with SDA-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!