A sed file extension is related to the Unix SED, a terminal (bash) utility for modifying and filter texts.

There are 2 other file types using
the SED file extension!

sed icon.sed - Self extracting directive data

sed icon.sed - Autodesk superelevation data

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Software that open sed file

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SED file extension - Unix SED doc script

What is sed file? How to open sed files?

File type specification:

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The sed file suffix is associated with the SED (streams editor), a command line utility included in Unix and Unix-based operating systems, that allows users to modify and filter texts.

The sed file stores script used by SED.

The default software associated to open sed file:

Unix icon

The Open Group logoUnix  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
The Open Group

A multi-tasking operating system for various platforms, the first version of UNIX was released in 1969. It is developed by AT&T as well as various commercial vendors, universities and non-profit organizations. Traditional Original Unix systems have characteristics of Version 7 Unix or UNIX System V. Unix Specification have Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, Solaris, AIX, HP/UX, z/OS etc. Other systems, such as Linux and BSD are called Unix-like or Unix system-like.

Help how to open:

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:

As far as we know, this .sed 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 recommended software applications associated to the .sed file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open sed file, edit sed file, convert sed file, view sed file, play sed file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with sed file - Unix SED doc script

Click on the software link for more information about Unix. Unix uses sed file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).


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