What is a .SAM File And How To Open It – SAM Labs (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .sam 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. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .sam file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .SAM file?

The file extension .SAM is SAM Studio Project. The developer of this file extension is SAM Labs. The file has the text format, and it is a development related file.

What to know

There are currently 5 software that can open the .sam file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .SAM file?

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

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .sam file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the GitHub Atom software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Microsoft Notepad, GitHub Atom and Microsoft Visual Studio Code.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SAM file

2. The second step is locating 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 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 GitHub Atom software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SAM file on Mac

To open the .sam file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the GitHub Atom software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Apple TextEdit, GitHub Atom and Microsoft Visual Studio Code software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SAM file

2. The second step is locating 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “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 GitHub Atom software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .SAM file on Linux

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

1. In the first step you need to download the GitHub Atom software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Vim, GitHub Atom and Microsoft Visual Studio Code.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .SAM 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 GitHub Atom software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .SAM file?

If you cannot open the .SAM file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .SAM file.sam – Microsoft, .sam – Samurize, .sam – Samna. 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 .SAM file with the GitHub Atom, Microsoft Notepad, Microsoft Visual Studio Code programs on Windows, GitHub Atom, Apple TextEdit, Microsoft Visual Studio Code programs on Mac and GitHub Atom, Vim, Microsoft Visual Studio Code software on Linux.