What is a .SLA.GZ File And How To Open It – Scribus (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .sla.gz extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .sla.gz file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .SLA.GZ file?

The file extension .SLA.GZ stands for Scribus Compressed Document. The developer of this file extension is Scribus. The file has the binary format, and it is a text related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .SLA.GZ file?

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

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

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SLA.GZ 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: 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 Scribus software 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 .SLA.GZ file on Mac

The .sla.gz file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SLA.GZ 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 Scribus 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 .SLA.GZ file on Linux

To open the .sla.gz file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .SLA.GZ 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Scribus software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .SLA.GZ file?

If you cannot open the .SLA.GZ file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .SLA.GZ file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .slb – Autodesk, .slc – Sokoban Level Collection File, .sld – Open Geospatial Consortium, .sld – Autodesk, .sldasm – Dassault Systemes. 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 .SLA.GZ file with the Scribus program on Windows, Scribus program on Mac and Scribus software on Linux.