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

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .sass extension. 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 .sass file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .SASS file?

The .SASS file extension is from Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets File. The file has the text format, and it is a web related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .SASS file?

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

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

The .sass file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Notepad++ software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Compass.app and Notepad++ software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SASS 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Notepad++ software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SASS file on Mac

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

1. The first step is to download the Compass.app software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Compass.app and Apple TextEdit software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SASS 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Compass.app software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .SASS file on Linux

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

1. The first step is to download the Compass.app software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Compass.app.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .SASS 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Compass.app software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .SASS file?

If you are still unable to open the .SASS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .SASS file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .sat – Spatial, .sav – Nintendo, .sav – IBM, .sav – Electronic Arts, .sav – Parallels. 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 .SASS file with the Notepad++, Compass.app programs on Windows, Compass.app, Apple TextEdit programs on Mac and Compass.app software on Linux.