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

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .src 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 .src file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .SRC file?

The file extension .SRC is from Source Code.The file is a development related file.

What to know

There are currently 6 software that can open the .src file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .SRC file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .SRC file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Notepad++ software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Microsoft Notepad, Helios TextPad and Notepad++.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SRC 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 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. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SRC file on Mac

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

1. The first step is to download the Apple Xcode software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Apple Xcode, Apple TextEdit and MacroMates TextMate.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SRC 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 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 Apple Xcode software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .SRC file?

If you cannot open the .SRC file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .SRC file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .src.rpm – Red Hat, .srd – Sage, .srep – FreeArc, .srf – Microsoft, .srf – Samsung. 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 .SRC file with the Notepad++, Microsoft Notepad, Helios TextPad programs on Windows and Apple Xcode, Apple TextEdit, MacroMates TextMate programs on Mac.