Files with sid extension can be found as backup files from Steam Client. Created when a game in the library is backed up.
SID file extension - Steam game data backup file
What is sid file? How to open sid files?
File type specification:
sid file icon:
The sid file extension is associated with Steam Client by Valve.
The *.sid files are backups created by Steam, which contain compressed data created with the use of Seam backup feature. The .sid files do not include any saved games, maps or other settings. Those must be backed up manually.
Together with *.sid files are also created SIS files and a SIM files, which provide metadata necessary to restore the backup.
The naming convention is [GAME]_disk[X]_[Y].sid, where GAME is the name of the backed up game, X is the number of disk, and Y is number of backup file on the disk.
The default software associated to sid file type:
Company or developer:
Steam is digital distribution and multiplayer platform. It is used to distribution of computer games, game updates and also has chat and in-game voices features. On Steam distribute many game developers, such as Electronic Arts, Activision, Bethesda Softworks, id Software etc. Steam is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Playstation 3.
Company or developer:
Steam for Mac is digital distribution and multiplayer platform used for distribution of computer games, game updates and also has chat and in-game voices features. On Steam distribute many game developers, such as Electronic Arts, Activision, Bethesda Softworks, id Software etc.
List of software applications associated to the .sid file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open sid file, edit sid file, convert sid file, view sid file, play sid file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting sid files.
- Backup sid file
- Others sid file