.SLD File Extension

Developer:
Open Geospatial Consortium
File Type:
Styled Layer Descriptor File
Popularity:

Having trouble opening .sld extension? Don't panic! This page explains what sld files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open sld files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a SLD file?

Sld file extension has Styled Layer Descriptor file type, developed by Open Geospatial Consortium, which is associated with the "gis files" category.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

sld file icon
Developer:
Open Geospatial Consortium
File Type:
Styled Layer Descriptor File
Category:
GIS Files
Format:
XML

How to open SLD file?

Double click the sld file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .sld extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the sld extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".
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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the sld file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open SLD files

  • Windows Windows
    • AtlasStyler SLD editor AtlasStyler SLD editor
    • GeoServer GeoServer
  • MacOS MacOS
    • AtlasStyler SLD editor AtlasStyler SLD editor
    • GeoServer GeoServer
  • Linux Linux
    • AtlasStyler SLD editor AtlasStyler SLD editor
    • GeoServer GeoServer

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the sld file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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