What is a .SCI File And How To Open It – ColoRIX (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .sci 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. In this article we will explain what .sci file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .SCI file?

The .SCI file extension is ColoRIX Graphics Image. This file extension belongs to the developer ColoRIX. The file is a raster related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .sci file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .SCI file?

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

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .sci file on Windows.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SCI 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the XnViewMP 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 .SCI file on Mac

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SCI 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 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 XnViewMP software 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 .SCI file on Linux

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

1. In the first step you need to download the XnViewMP software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is XnViewMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .SCI 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: 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 XnViewMP software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .SCI file?

If you cannot open the .SCI file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .SCI file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .sci – Scilab Enterprises. 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 .SCI file with the XnViewMP program on Windows, XnViewMP program on Mac and XnViewMP software on Linux.