SGL file format description

SGL file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with SGL files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the SGL file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing SGL files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 StarWriter 5.x Global Document

The SGL file is categorized under Document. It is associated with, serving as a StarWriter 5.x Global Document. It is the native format of StarWriter 5.x. Visit the website of for a detailed description of the SGL format.
Category:Document files
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StarWriter 5.x Global Document related extensions

  • gmp GEM Desktop Publisher Document
  • mcd Mathcad Document
  • sil Silhouette Designer Document
  • etdx Efficient To-Do List v3 Data

#2 The Games: Summer Challenge Tournament Data

The SGL file is categorized under Game Data. It is associated with The Games: Summer Challenge, serving as a The Games: Summer Challenge Tournament Data. The Games: Summer Challenge is a Summer Olympic Games simulator for MS-DOS. Visit the website of The Games: Summer Challenge for a detailed description of the SGL format.

Application:The Games: Summer Challenge
Category:Game Data files
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The Games: Summer Challenge Tournament Data related extensions

  • ghs Glider Pro House Data
  • heartssave-ms Microsoft Hearts Save
  • s3s Samorost 3 Saved Game
  • pl2 Diablo 2 Palette Data

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The SGL filename extension may be misspelled. We compiled a list of similar file extensions to help you find errors.

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Windows can't open your SGL file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this SGL file.

To set the SGL file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set SGL file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle SGL files with care

Exercise caution when handling SGL files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar SGL files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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