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.
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.
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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.
List of software applications associated to the .sis 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 sis file, edit sis file, convert sis file, view sis file, play sis 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 sis files.
- Open sis file
- Create sis file
- Import sis file
- Export sis file
- Others sis file