The File Extensions Database

.SPS File Extension

  • Developer by: IBM
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .SPS file?

.SPS is SPSS Program File

Program file used by SPSS, a statistical analysis application; saved in a plain text format and contains instructions written using the SPSS syntax; generally developed with the SPSS Syntax Editor; used for manipulating datasets and automating statistical analyses.

To run an SPS file, choose File → Open → Syntax..., select your SPS file, and then choose Run → All after the file is opened. You can also step through SPS files using the Run → Step Through option, or run a selection of the file by choosing Run → Selection.

Programs that open SPSS Program File
File Type 2 SyncBack Settings File
Developer by: 2BrightSparks Category: Backup Files Format: Zip

Backup settings file created by SyncBack, a backup and synchronization program; saved using .ZIP compression and contains settings such as source and destination directories and the backup schedule for the profile; used for saving backup jobs.

SPS files are saved using .ZIP compression. SyncBack is available in Pro, SE, and Freeware editions.

Programs that open SyncBack Settings File
2BrightSparks SyncBack
File Type 3 Quake 3 Engine Speaker Definition File
Developer by: id Software Category: Game Files Format: Text

Map sounds file used by games developed with the Quake III engine (id Tech 3); contains plain-text speaker definitions for ambient map sounds; specifies the audio file to play, volume, range, and x, y, z origin within the map; can also specify whether the sound is looped, broadcasted, or targeted at a specific entity.

SPS speaker definitions are declared within speakerDef { ... } blocks, which contain the properties for the sound. SPS files are typically located in the /sound/maps/ directory of a .PK3 game archive.

NOTE: Since SPS files contain plain text, they can be created or modified with any text editor. They also sometimes can be created with in-game editors, such as the Speaker Editor within Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory.

Programs that open Quake 3 Engine Speaker Definition File
id Software Quake 3
Microsoft Notepad
id Software Quake 3
Apple TextEdit
id Software Quake 3
File Type 4 Sharkport PS2 Save File
Developer by: Sharkport Category: Game Files Format: Binary

File created by Sharkport, a PlayStation 2 (PS2) accessory used for for transferring saved games to the PC; contains a memory card save created by the Sharkport device; can be shared with other Sharkport users to load the same saved game.

SPS files can be converted to other save formats using mymc, a PS2 save conversion program. Target conversion types include MAX .MAX files and EMS .PSU files.

NOTE: Other versions of Sharkport save games with the .MD and .PS2 extensions.

Programs that open Sharkport PS2 Save File

How to solve problems with SPS files

  • Associate the SPS file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any SPS file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.SPS files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the SPS 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 .SPS is SPSS Program File. Because only the current version supports the latest SPS file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the IBM manufacturer website after an available .SPS is SPSS Program File update.
  • To make sure that your SPS file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.