Files that contain the file extension SET are associated with more than one dozen programs and applications and various file types. Some of the primary programs and applications include Microsoft Backup, AutoCAD LT, Alpha Five, Nikon Capture, Xerox, and Visual Studio. SET files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.
If the file extension SET is related to Microsoft Backup, it is a backup file type that contains a replica of the original data source. In this case, the extension is used for the purpose of backup and storage for the Windows operating system in the event it is necessary to perform restoration at a later date. SET files are created by the MSBackup.exe program in older versions of Microsoft Windows.
SET file extensions created with AutoCAD LT are settings and themes file types that contain data used for the configuration of settings and preferences for the AutoCAD LT program. AutoCAD LT is Computer Aided Design (CAD) software which provides a way to create 2D and 3D drawings. AutoCAD LT is the lighter version of AutoCAD and is produced by AutoDesk.
SET files that are associated with Alpha Five are a data file type that contains saved data, layouts, reports, and other elements used with the Alpha Five program. Alpha Five is produced by Alpha Software and is a relational database management system used to create programs and applications for the Windows operating system and a variety of web applications.
Nikon Capture SET files that are created with Nikon Capture NX are a file type that contains data and settings for Nikon RAW. Nikon Capture NX is an application used for photo generation and editing and is produced by the Nikon Corporation.
SET file extensions that are part of the Xerox Document Library are settings and themes file types that contain data which is used to configure the settings and preferences for the Xerox Document Library. Xerox Document Library is produced by the Xerox Corporation and is typically used in the business environment.
Microsoft Visual Studio SET files are a settings file type that contains data for configuring the settings in Visual Studio. Microsoft Visual Studio is a program used by developers to create applications for the Windows operating system.
How to Open SET Files
Since SET files are associated with multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. SET files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open the file.
SET files that are a classified as Microsoft Backup files should be opened using the Windows operating system. These files are not meant to be opened manually, and doing so can cause problems with an application if the files are accidentally modified.
If the SET files are related to AutoCAD LT, you can open them using the AutoCAD LT program, which is available for download on the AutoDesk website. AutoCAD LT is available in a lite version and is compatible with Windows and Mac OS X.
SET files associated with Alpha Five can be opened using the Alpha Five Rapid Application Development (RAD) system, which is available as a 30-day free trial on the Alpha Software website. Alpha Five is compatible with the Windows operating system.
Xerox Document Library SET files must be opened using the Xerox Library Administration Tool, which is available for download on the Xerox Corporation website. The Administration Tool is compatible with the Windows operating system.
If the SET files are related to Microsoft Visual Studio, you can open them using the Visual Studio development application, which is available for download on the Microsoft website. Visual Studio is available in four different versions with the Express Edition available as a free download.