.SSC File Extension

Celestia Development Team
File Type:
Celestia Solar System Catalog File

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

What is a SSC file?

Ssc file extension has Celestia Solar System Catalog file type, developed by Celestia Development Team, which is associated with the "data files" category.

Commonly used by Celestia, the file provides settings for the setup and initialization of a solar system. It may also contain definitions of different space elements, such as planets or moons.

The file usually uses a plain text format. Users can employ a text editor for adding changes or creating SSC files. In order to load properly, SSC files should be saved to within the \extras\ directory.

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

ssc file icon
Celestia Development Team
File Type:
Celestia Solar System Catalog File
Data Files

How to open SSC file?

Double click the ssc 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 .ssc 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 ssc 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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This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the ssc 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 SSC files

  • Windows Windows
    • Celestia Celestia
    • Microsoft Notepad Microsoft Notepad
    • Other text editor Other text editor
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Celestia Celestia
    • Apple TextEdit Apple TextEdit
    • Other text editor Other text editor
  • Linux Linux

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 ssc file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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