The File Extensions Database


.S98 File Extension

  • Developer by: Richard F. Bannister
  • Category: Audio and sound Files

What is an .S98 file?

.S98 is NEC PC-98 audio data

The s98 file extension is associated with the audio format used by the NEC PC-98 computers based on Intel platform, but different from IBM-PC computers.

The s98 file stores audio compatible with the NEC PC-98 audio.

This s98 file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.


How to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.s98 files.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

How to solve problems with S98 files

  • Associate the S98 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any S98 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.S98 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the S98 file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .S98 is NEC PC-98 audio data. Because only the current version supports the latest S98 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Richard F. Bannister manufacturer website after an available .S98 is NEC PC-98 audio data update.
  • To make sure that your S98 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.