File Extension Library

.SSC File Extension

  • Developer by: StepMania
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .SSC file?

.SSC file extension is created by StepMania. .SSC has been classified as Game Files.

.SSC is StepMania Song File

Song file used by StepMania, a 3D graphics dance and rhythm game; contains song information such as title, artist, and genre; includes references to music and image files; used for pump, dance, beat, and guitar songs.

SSC files include several lines that begin with "#" followed by a specific tag. Examples of tags include TITLE, SUBTITLE, ARTIST, BACKGROUND, MUSIC, and BPMS. The tags are followed by a value such as a number or text. SSC files include a VERSION tag that indicates what version it was created in to maintain compatibility when changes take place.

NOTE: The SSC file extension replaced the .SM file extension.

List of all softwares that can open the StepMania Song File
File Type 2 Stellarium Script
Developer by: The Stellarium Team Category: Misc Files Format: Text

Script used by Stellarium, an open source, cross-platform sky viewing application; contains code written for the Stellarium engine; can be used for browsing the sky, displaying constellations, examining areas of interest, or implementing custom screensavers.

Stellarium scripts can be run by clicking on the application's Configuration dialog, selecting a script from the Scripts tab, and clicking the play button. To write an SSC script, consult the API from the Stellarium documentation. Completed scripts should be placed in the \scripts\ directory of a Stellarium installation.

List of all softwares that can open the Stellarium Script
File Type 3 Celestia Solar System Catalog File
Developer by: Celestia Development Team Category: Data Files Format: Text

File used by Celestia, a 3D universe visualization program; saves the setup and initialization parameters for loading a solar system; defines planets, moons, and other space entities; may be used for defining Celestia addons.

Celestia loads all SSC files available when the program starts. Therefore, if you add or modify an SSC file, you need to restart the program for the changes to load. SSC files must be placed in the \extras\ directory for them to be recognized and loaded.

SSC files are saved in a plain text format and can be created or modified with any text editor.

List of all softwares that can open the Celestia Solar System Catalog File
Microsoft Notepad
Apple TextEdit
File Type 4 SourceSafe Status File
Developer by: Microsoft Category: Developer Files

Status file used by Microsoft SourceSafe for source control, which tracks edits and revisions to files; commonly used in business settings, where files may be edited by multiple people; ensures that each file is only edited by one person at a time.

List of all softwares that can open the SourceSafe Status File
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

How to Open .SSC file on different platforms

Open .SSC File on Windows

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

Open .SSC File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .SSC 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 .SSC File on Linux

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

Open .SSC File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .SSC 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 .SSC 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 .SSC files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .SSC files

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