Files with sl file extension are related to the RenderMan program from Pixar. An sl file stores shader source.

There are 5 other file types using
the SL file extension!

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SL file extension - RenderMan shader source

What is sl file? How to open sl files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The sl file extension is associated with the RenderMan, a programming software for rendering complex ray-traced 3D views, developed by Pixar.

The sl file contains shader source data from RenderMan tool.

The default software associated to open sl file:

RenderMan picture or screenshot

Pixar logoRenderMan  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

RenderMan is professional 3D rendering software for creating visual effects and 3D movies, developed by Pixar.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .sl file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .sl 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 sl file, edit sl file, convert sl file, view sl file, play sl file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with sl file - RenderMan shader source

Click on the software link for more information about RenderMan. RenderMan uses sl 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

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