An ssa file extension is related to the Visual SourceSafe program. An ssa file contains backup archive.

There are 3 other file types using
the SSA file extension!

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SSA file extension - Visual SourceSafe backup archive

What is ssa file? How to open ssa files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The ssa file extension is used by Visual SourceSafe, a file-level version control system for Microsoft Windows, developed by Microsoft.

The ssa file stores backup archive created with the Visual SourceSafe.

The default software associated to open ssa file:

Visual SourceSafe picture or screenshot

Microsoft Corporation logoVisual SourceSafe  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe is source control software developed by Microsoft. SourceSafe creates a virtual library of computer files with restrictions to access and edit by users. It is useful for small software development projects.

Help how to open:

Use Visual SourceSafe to work with *.ssa files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .ssa 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.

Related links:

How to archive a database

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

Software that backup ssa file - Visual SourceSafe backup archive

Programs supporting the exension ssa on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Visual SourceSafe for backup ssa file action.

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