ISAM file format description
Many people share .isam files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .isam file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .isam files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.isam - ISAM Database
The ISAM data files are related to OpenAccess SDK. ISAM file is an ISAM Database. ISAM (Indexed Sequential Access Method) is a method for indexing data for fast retrieval. ISAM was originally developed by IBM for mainframe computers.
- OpenAccess SDK
- Data files
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- ISAM Database related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .isam file extension. Even harmful programs can create .isam files. Be especially cautious with .isam files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .isam file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .isam file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ism, iam, isma, isa, sam
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- InstallShield Setup Project
- Synergy/DE Data Index
- IIS Smooth Streaming Server Manifest Data
- C64 Image System Multicolor Bitmap
- ISAM Database
- Autodesk Inventor Assembly Model
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