Files with sis suffix can be most typically found as installation sources for Symbian applications that were designed for Nokia Smartphones. SIS is abbreviation for Symbian Installation Source.

There are 4 other file types using
the SIS file extension!

empty icon.sis - Psion software installation

empty icon.sis - Student Information System data

empty icon.sis - Sisma database

sis icon.sis - Steam game backup information

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SIS file extension - Symbian installation file

What is sis file? How to open sis files?

File extension sis is associated with Symbian OS Installation Source.

Installer archive for devices that use the Symbian OS. Examples include Palm PDAs and Nokia, Ericsson, and Motorola phones; created using Symbian's CreateSIS program or the makesis command line tool.

Data in the .sis file is split up into two separate parts. The first part is the meta-data, describing the files that need to be installed. The second patrt of the SIS file contains all the actual file data.

SIS file format supports signatures and certificates to enable a package to signed. These signatures are verified during installation, and can also be re-verified after the package is installed on the device.

It also supports the compression of each of the files in the SIS file individually. This reduces the extra space needed to carry out installation.

MIME types used:

The default software associated to open sis file:

Symbian OS icon

Nokia Corporation logoSymbian OS  Symbian software

Company or developer:
Nokia Corporation

Symbian OS was the first popular user-friendly operating system for smart phones. Symbian OS supports many modern features, such as multitasking, memory protection, multi-touch, Microsoft Silverlight, Adobe Flash, widgets, video conferencing etc.. Pre-installed applications in phone can manage phone calls, SMS, MMS, multimedia, e-mails, Internet browsing etc.. Applications for Symbian are written in Symbian C++ programming language. Other applications are available to download on Nokia Ovi Store.

Help how to open:

You can open and install *.sis files in Symbian OS compatible phone or communicator.

How to convert:

Specialized Symbian programs can ususally convert packages from one format to another.

Find conversions from sis file:

sis to jar

sis to sisx

Find converter to sis file type:

jar to sis

sisx to sis

List of software applications associated to the .sis 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 sis file, edit sis file, convert sis file, view sis file, play sis 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 sis files.

Software that open sis file - Symbian installation file

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


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