A .silo file extension is related to the VisIt program. A .silo file contains hydrodynamical numerical simulation data.

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SILO file extension - VisIt hydrodynamical numerical simulation data

What is silo file? How to open silo files?

File type specification:

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The silo file extension is used for files that contain data structures for hydrodynamical numerical simulations. It is the default format of VisIt program, which is available for Windows, Unix and Mac.

The default software associated to open silo file:

VisIt  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Simulation and Computing Initiative (ASCI)

VisIt is a free interactive parallel visualization and graphical analysis tool for viewing scientific data on Unix and PC platforms. Users can quickly generate visualizations from their data, animate them through time, manipulate them, and save the resulting images for presentations.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.silo files.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .silo 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 silo file, edit silo file, convert silo file, view silo file, play silo 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 able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting silo files.

Software that open silo file - VisIt hydrodynamical numerical simulation data

Programs supporting the exension silo on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about VisIt for open silo file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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