File Extension Library

.SET File Extension

  • Category: Settings Files

What is an .SET file?

.SET file extension has been classified as Settings Files.

.SET is Settings File

A SET file is a file that stores configuration settings and other preferences for various programs. It is used by a variety of programs such as Corel Painter, Autodesk AutoCAD, Nikon Capture, XANA Web browser, Sibelius music notation software, Diablo II, and Alpha Five.

SET files are referenced by the programs above and should not be opened manually. It is loaded by the application when the program is opened.

File Type 2 Document Library Property Set File
Developer by: Xerox Category: Settings Files

A SET file contains properties used by Xerox Document Library software, which organizes documents into virtual "cabinets" on a computer. It stores property sets that can be applied to cabinets created by Xerox FreeFlow software.

Properties contain descriptive information about documents. When a Library Search is performed, documents can be selected based on their properties, which makes finding documents easier. This helps make large databases of documents more manageable.

SET files are created by the Library Administration Tool, which is part of Xerox FreeFlow Software package. To create a new Property Set, click the "Cabinets and Properties" tab, then select "New Property Set" from the toolbar.

File Type 3 Alpha Five Set Data Dictionary File
Developer by: Alpha Software Category: Developer Files

Set Dictionary file created by Alpha Five, an IDE that enables users to develop Web, desktop, and mobile applications; contains a list of all the forms attached to the set and a record entry for every linking definition; created along with .SEM and .SEX linked set files.

When two or more tables are linked together in Alpha Five, a set, which consists of a SET, SEM, and SEX file is created. These files make up the set data dictionary for the two or more tables linked together. The dictionary stores reports, forms, and any other objects linked to the set. SET files should be kept with the SEM and SEX Set Data Dictionary files in order for Alpha to find all of the elements and their pieces.

NOTE: In 2013, Alpha Five became Alpha Anywhere.

Common SET Filenames

[Name of your set].set - When you create the set, the SET file will be created with the same name as the related SEM and SEX files.

List of all softwares that can open the Alpha Five Set Data Dictionary File
Alpha Software Alpha Anywhere

How to Open .SET file on different platforms

Open .SET File on Windows

  • Right-click a .SET
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .SET file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .SET files" Press "Ok"

Open .SET File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .SET file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .SET File on Linux

Right click on the .SET file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .SET File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .SET file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .SET File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .SET files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .SET files

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