There are 12 other file types using
the SET file extension!

set file icon.set - Setup data or info

set file icon.set - Alpha Five set data dictionary file

set file icon.set - 3WayPack file

set file icon.set - AutoCAD LT set file

set file icon.set - BPM Studio encrypted user information

set file icon.set - Corel Painter settings file

set file icon.set - Diablo II character set

set file icon.set - Mastercam setup sheet template file

set file icon.set - Nikon Capture settings file

set file icon.set - Sibelius sound set definition file

set file icon.set - Configuration file

set file icon.set - Xerox Document Library property set file

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SET file extension - Microsoft Backup file set

What is set file? How to open set files?

File type specification:

Backup file type icon Backup file type

set file icon: set filetype icon

The set file extension is associated with the Microsoft Windows operating system for IBM-PC compatible computers.

The set file is created by MSBACKUP.exe program in old Microsoft Windows 98 and stores file set.

This set file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to set file type:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp.. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS.  MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.

Help how to open SET files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension SET:

As far as we know, this .set file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .set file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open set file, edit set file, convert set file, view set file, play set file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the set files.

  • Backup set file
  • Others set file

Software that backup set file - Microsoft Backup file set

Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Windows for backup set file action.

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