File Extension Library

.SEED File Extension

  • Category: Executable Files

What are .SEED files and how to open them?

Can't open .SEED 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 .SEED file.

What is a .SEED file extension?

.SEED file extension has been classified as Executable Files.

.SEED is Linux Preseed File

Installer file included on Linux OS disks, such as an Ubuntu Linux installation CD; saved in a text format with four fields per line; each line includes the name of the program that should run the command, and the variable's name, type, and value.

Common preseed filenames include "ubuntu.seed" and "cli.seed."

File Type 2:

SEED Data File

Developer by: FDSN Category: Data Files Format: Text and Binary

A SEED file is a data file saved in the Standard for the Exchange of Earthquake Data (SEED) format, a common data format used in the seismology field. It contains time series values, instrument metadata, or both. Time series values are a collection of waveform time intervals recorded by a seismic instrument. Instrument metadata includes instrument response information and the physical location of the station (where the instruments were when the data was recorded).

SEED files are generated by seismological instruments used to monitor seismic movements in the earth. The SEED format is maintained by the Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks (FDSN).

SEED files that contain time series values and metadata are separated into two parts. The part containing the time series values is known as the "miniSEED." The part containing metadata is known as the "Dataless SEED." If a SEED file only contains time series values, it is called a miniSEED file but still has the ".seed" extension. If a SEED file only contains metadata, it is known as a Dataless SEED file but also still has the ".seed" extension.

SEED files are typically converted into other data formats for processing. rdseed is a popular program used to open and convert SEED files to other formats.

List of all softwares that can open the SEED Data File

How to fix problems with .SEED files

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