SILO file extension - VisIt hydrodynamical numerical simulation data file
What is silo file? How to open silo files?
File type specification:
The SILO file extension is used for files that contain data structures for hydrodynamical numerical simulations. It is the default format of VisIt program.
The default software associated to silo file type:
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.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .silo 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 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).
- Others silo file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with silo file - VisIt hydrodynamical numerical simulation data file
Click on the software link for more information about VisIt. VisIt uses silo 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.).