SUR File - opening and understanding

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

What is a SUR file?

A .SUR file is a Playmation Surface file. Through our analysis of SUR files, we know that one use of the format is Playmation Surface. 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 SUR 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 SUR for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension SUR

While we know of one file format using the .SUR 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 .SUR file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

GPS for Google EarthGPS for Google EarthUser submitted
SimPlant ProSimPlant ProUser submitted
SimPlant View CrystalSimPlant View CrystalUser submitted
SimPlant OneShotSimPlant OneShotUser submitted
TopocadTopocadUser submitted
SimPlant OneShot CrystalSimPlant OneShot CrystalUser submitted
GE NavigatorGE NavigatorUser submitted
MountainsMapMountainsMapUser submitted
ExpertEase ProExpertEase ProUser submitted
SimPlant ViewSimPlant ViewUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with SUR-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 SUR-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!