What is SID file?
The SID file extension is a file extension for a file that contains a list of colors used in the RGB color model. These RGB colors are converted to HEX color codes and saved as an image. This is done by taking three 8-bit bytes from the end of the RGB color data. The SID file extension is typically used for saving images that are used as background options on computers, TVs, monitors, billboards, etc.
SID Format details
|Full Name||MrSID Image|
|Category||Raster Image Files|
Software, that convert SID files
The easiest way to convert a SID file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle SID files. Open your SID file with one of them and save in another file format.
- ArcGIS Desktop
- Web browser
- Total GIS Converter
- CompeGPS Land
- LizardTech ExpressView (MrSID) Browser Plug-in