>> SAS7BACS file

SAS7BACS file format description

Many people share .sas7bacs files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .sas7bacs file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .sas7bacs files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.sa7 - SAS Access Descriptor

The SA7 data files are related to Base SAS. SA7 file is a SAS Access Descriptor. SAS (Statistical Analysis System) is an integrated system of software products provided by SAS Institute.

Base SAS
Data files
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sa2, sas7bacs
SAS Access Descriptor related extensions:
StatView DataSet Transfer
StatView DataSet File
StatView ViewSet File
SAS Stat Studio Metadata
SAS/GIS TIGER Additional Address and ZIP Code
SAS/GIS TIGER Feature Name List

Naturally, other applications may also use the .sas7bacs file extension. Even harmful programs can create .sas7bacs files. Be especially cautious with .sas7bacs files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .sas7bacs 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.

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