What is a .S File And How To Open It (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .s extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. In this article we will explain what .s file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .S file?

The file extension .S stands for Source Code File. This file belongs to the text format and it is a development related file.

What to know

There are currently 7 software that can open the .s file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .S file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .S file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .S file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .s file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the gVim software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Microsoft Notepad and gVim.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .S file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the gVim software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .S file on Mac

The .s file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the MacVim software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Apple Xcode, MacroMates TextMate, Bare Bones BBEdit and MacVim software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .S file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the MacVim software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .S file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .s file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the GNU Emacs software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use GNU Emacs software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .S file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the GNU Emacs software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .S file?

If you cannot open the .S file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .S file.s – Microsoft. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .S file with the gVim, Microsoft Notepad programs on Windows, MacVim, Apple Xcode, MacroMates TextMate, Bare Bones BBEdit programs on Mac and GNU Emacs software on Linux.