SER file format description

Many people often share .ser files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .ser files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .ser files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .ser files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .ser file format.

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ser - Java Serialized Object

The SER application files are related to Java Development Kit. The SER file is a Java Serialized Object. Java is a general-purpose computer-programming language that is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented,[15] and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible.

Java Development Kit
Application files
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Java Serialized Object related extensions:
Nokia Phone Add-on Software
Windows Explorer Shell Command
FastCGI Application
Compiled Fast-Load AutoLISP
Nintendo Switch Executable
LunarCell Photoshop Plug-in

.ser - Noptel NOS Statistics Series Data

The SER data files are related to Noptel NOS. The SER file is a Noptel NOS Statistics Series Data. Noptel NOS is a shooting training application for Noptel RangeTrainer optical unit.

Noptel NOS
Data files
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Noptel NOS Statistics Series Data related extensions:
CADPAC Chemical Modeller Input Data
Fiasco Database Frequencies File
WiFi SiStr Exported User Theme
eSignal FYC Data
Autodesk Revit Exchange Data

.ser - GeneMapper Project

The SER project files are related to GeneMapper. The SER file is a GeneMapper Project. GeneMapper is a flexible genotyping software package developed by Applied Biosystem.

Project files
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GeneMapper Project related extensions:
GeneMapper Access Control Data
GeneMapper Audit Records Data

.ser - Webalizer Language Data

The SER data files are related to Webalizer. The SER file is a Webalizer Language Data. Webalizer is a web log analysis software, which generates web pages of analysis, from access and usage logs.

Data files
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Webalizer Language Data related extensions:
Ribbons Surface Data
Sodera Spectrum Data
OnkoS Vocabulary Backup Data
SpeedBalance Accounting Database
Alibre Design Sheet Metal Parts Data
NetSim Router Configuration Data

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

Can't open a .ser 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.

The .ser file extension is often given incorrectly!

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience on our site.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

cer, eer, er, esr, s3r, sdr, se, sed, see, sef, seg, set, sfr, sr, sre

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .ser filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .ser:

Lahey Fortran Compilation Error Data
Mail.dat Segment File
GTA San Andreas Game Settings Data
Primavera P6 Project
IExpress Self Extraction Directive Data
BPM Studio Encrypted User Information

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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