What is a .SAD File And How To Open It – Lionhead Studios

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Have you came across a file with the .sad extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .sad file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .SAD file?

The file extension .SAD stands for Black & White Audio File. The development of this file was done by Lionhead Studios. The file is a game related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .sad file on 1 platform.

How to open a .SAD file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Dragon UnPACKer software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Dragon UnPACKer.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SAD file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Dragon UnPACKer software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .SAD file?

If you cannot open the .SAD file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .SAD file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .saf – DeLorme, .saf – McAfee, .safariextz – Apple, .safe – Sigza Authentication Systems, .safenotebackup – Code Drop. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .SAD file with the Dragon UnPACKer program on Windows.