File Extension Library

.SED File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: Text

What are .SED files and how to open them?

Can't open .SED file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .SED file.

What is a .SED file extension?

.SED file extension is created by Microsoft. .SED has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .SED file is Text.

.SED is IExpress Self Extraction Directive File

File created by IExpress Wizard, a built-in Windows program used for creating Windows installers; contains options used for building a software installation package (.EXE file); includes the files to build into the package, the output package filename, popup messages for the installation process, and various other options.

SED files are used by the IExpress Wizard to build self-extracting executables. They are often used for creating software distributions.

The IExpress program (iexpress.exe) is located in the C:\Windows\System32\ directory.

List of all softwares that can open the IExpress Self Extraction Directive File
Microsoft IExpress Wizard
File Type 2 Sed Script
Developer by: The GNU Project Category: Developer Files Format: Text

Script used by sed (streams editor), a Unix command line utility used for filtering and modifying text; stores one or more statements, which contain pattern matches and replacements; used for storing reusable sed statements.

SED files are used with the following syntax, where -f is the option for specifying a sed script: sed -f file.sed inputfile

List of all softwares that can open the Sed Script

How to fix problems with .SED files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .SED files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .SED file format
  2. You need to check the .SED file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)