What is a .SER File And How To Open It – Heiko Wilkens (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .ser extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .ser file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .SER file?

The file extension .SER is Astronomical Capture Video File. The development of this file was done by Heiko Wilkens. The file is a video related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .ser file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .SER file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the SER Player and PIPP software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SER 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, 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 SER Player software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SER file on Mac

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

1. The first step is to download the SER Player software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use SER Player software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SER 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 SER Player software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .SER file on Linux

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

1. In the first step you need to download the SER Player software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use SER Player software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .SER 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 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 SER Player 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 .SER file?

If you are still unable to open the .SER file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .SER file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ser – Applied Biosystems. 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 .SER file with the SER Player, PIPP programs on Windows, SER Player program on Mac and SER Player software on Linux.