What is a .SPS File And How To Open It – id Software

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .sps extension and you don’t know what it is? 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 .sps file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .SPS file?

The file extension .SPS is from Quake 3 Engine Speaker Definition File.The developer of this file extension is id Software. The format of this file is text, and it is a game related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .SPS file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the id Software Quake 3 and Microsoft Notepad software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SPS 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the id Software Quake 3 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 .SPS file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .sps file on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the id Software Quake 3 and Apple TextEdit software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SPS 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 id Software Quake 3 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 .SPS file on Linux

There are 4 simple steps to open the .sps file on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the id Software Quake 3 software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .SPS 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the id Software Quake 3 software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .SPS file?

If you cannot open the .SPS file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .SPS file.sps – IBM, .sps – 2BrightSparks, .sps – Sharkport. 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 .SPS file with the id Software Quake 3, Microsoft Notepad programs on Windows, id Software Quake 3, Apple TextEdit programs on Mac and id Software Quake 3 software on Linux.