SLD file format description

Many people often share .sld 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 .sld files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .sld files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .sld files.

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

6 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.sld - Autodesk AutoCAD Slide Library

The SLD document files are related to AutoDesk AutoCAD. The SLD file is an Autodesk AutoCAD Slide.

Application:AutoDesk AutoCAD
Category:Document files
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Autodesk AutoCAD Slide Library related extensions:

  • apxl iWork Keynote XML Presentation
  • rdf Resource Description Framework
  • egc EximiousSoft GIF Creator Document
  • sgi Sealed GIF Image
  • sdl Scene Description Language Document
  • spw SigmaPlot Worksheet

.sld - Styled Layer Descriptor Profile

The SLD gis files are related to QGIS. The SLD file is a Styled Layer Descriptor Profile. The OpenGIS Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) Profile defines an encoding that extends the WMS standard to allow user-defined symbolization and coloring of geographic feature and coverage data.

Category:GIS files
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Styled Layer Descriptor Profile related extensions:

  • owfs Web Feature Service Data
  • qgl QGis Symbology Data
  • qlr QGis Layer Definition Data
  • qpj QGIS Shapefile

.sld - 3i SlideBook image

The SLD graphic files are related to SlideBook. The SLD file is a 3i SlideBook Image. SlideBook digital microscopy software advances research microscopy through the entire experimental process.

Category:Graphic files
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3i SlideBook image related extensions:

  • alb JASC Image Commander Album
  • screenshot CrossGL SnapDraw Screenshot
  • oda CALS Group 4 Type 2 Bitmap
  • hrs Oric Hires Bitmap Image
  • rp RealPix Clip
  • im5 Visilog IM5 Image

.sld - XnView Slideshow

The SLD data files are related to XnView. The SLD file is an XnView Slideshow. XnViews ia a free multi-format graphics viewer with batch conversion and image processing capabilities.

Category:Data files
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XnView Slideshow related extensions:

  • $s ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
  • 2bp Pocket PC Bitmap Image
  • 2d Amapi Image
  • 411 Sony Mavica Picture
  • 4bt GoDot Image
  • 73i TI-73 Bitmap

.sld - NEPLAN Graphic Export Data

The SLD data files are related to NEPLAN. The SLD file is a NEPLAN Graphic Export Data. NEPLAN is a user friendly planning and information system for electrical-, gas- and water-networks.

Category:Data files
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NEPLAN Graphic Export Data related extensions:

  • edt NEPLAN External Program Data
  • eld NEPLAN Export Data
  • elt NEPLAN Topology Data
  • knd NEPLAN DOS Export Data
  • mcb NEPLAN Root Network Data
  • ndb NEPLAN Network Node Data

.sld - Corel Paint Shop Pro Styled Line Data

The SLD data files are related to Corel Paint Shop Pro. The SLD file is a Corel Paint Shop Pro Styled Line Data. Corel Paint Shop Pro is a graphics editing software package that will enable either a professional or an amateur photographer to edit digital photographs.

Application:Corel Paint Shop Pro
Category:Data files
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Corel Paint Shop Pro Styled Line Data related extensions:

  • xref IBM AIX Cross Reference Data
  • fam PLINK Individual Information File
  • nfd Altair FEKO Near Field Data Input
  • crypted Ashampoo WinOptimizer Encrypted Data
  • ccf OS/2 Warp Multimedia Viewer Configuration
  • wea Autodesk Ecotect Analysis Weather Data

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .sld file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .sld extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .sld files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .sld files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .sld 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .sld file

To set the .sld 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. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as 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 desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  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 .sld file association. Many applications can open .sld files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .sld 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. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

cld, eld, ld, lsd, qld, sd, sdl, sid, skd, sl, slc, sle, slf, slr, sls

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .sld 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 .sld:

Operating systems

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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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