Opening SSA files

Did your computer fail to open a SSA file? We explain what SSA files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your SSA files.

What is a SSA file?

The .ssa file extension is most commonly associated with the Sub Station Alpha video subtitle freeware. This application is used to create subtitles for video files. The SSA files contain the subtitles that are created with the software. These files are saved in text format and are used by a variety of video editing applications.

The .ssa file extension is also used for Empire Earth custom assets files and Visual SourceSafe backup archive files.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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