SOL File Type

- The quick facts

What are SOL files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a SOL file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a SOL file?

SOL files have multiple uses, and Flash Shared Object (Local) is one of them.

Flash Shared Object (Local) File

Files using the .sol file extension are files containing settings and user data saved for the Macromedia/Adobe Flash Player.

The SOL file format is only used by Flash versions six and later. SOL files are very similar to the cookie files created by many different websites on the Internet. Because of this, these files are commonly referred to as Flash cookies.

SOL files contain local shared objects. These objects are shared across multiple Flash player sessions to save a user's settings and information, allowing the information to be used across multiple Flash player sessions.

How to open SOL files

We have identified 3 SOL openers that are compatible with this specific type of SOL file.

Programs that open Flash Shared Object (Local) files

Last updated: June 29, 2022

All known file formats using extension .SOL

While Flash Shared Object (Local) File is a popular type of SOL-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .SOL extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Sierra On-Line Audio File

We know that one SOL format is Sierra On-Line Audio File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

SOL opener for Windows

We have identified one SOL opener that is compatible with this specific type of SOL file.

More file formats using the SOL extension

Through our research of SOL files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • SkyMap Pro Overlay

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

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