What is a .SAP File And How To Open It – Atari (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .sap extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .sap file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .SAP file?

The file extension .SAP is Atari SAP Music File. This file extension belongs to the developer Atari. This audio related file is in binary format.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .sap file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .SAP file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .SAP file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the SAP Player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SAP 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, 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 SAP Player software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SAP file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Cog software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Cog.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SAP 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: 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 Cog software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .SAP file?

If you cannot open the .SAP file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .SAP file.sar – Sibelius, .sar – Commodore Business Machines, .sarc – Nintendo, .sas – SAS Institute, .sas7bdat – SAS Institute. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .SAP file with the SAP Player program on Windows and Cog program on Mac.