Files that contain the SOL extension are associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include Adobe Flash, Game Solution, and MATRA. SOL files contain data and information related to the program that created them.
If the SOL file is created by Adobe Flash, it is a settings file type that contains data, settings, and configuration information for Macromedia Flash Player 6. The data is used to access Local Shared Object settings for Flash Player. Local Shared Objects are saved on your PC whenever you visit a website that integrates Flash. This allows Flash Player to easily find data on your PC to enable faster access to Flash content. The data which is stored in SOL files is organized in sets and strings in ASCII plain text format.
SOL files that are a Game Solution file that contains objects, calculations, animations, images, and other components typically used with gaming applications. This type of file is used with Game Solution programs which allow you to view the contents of the file and perform edits to customize games.
If the SOL file is associated with MATRA, it is a data file type that contains client information, transactions, retail data, customer relationship records and reports, and other information that is necessary for running businesses related to hospitality, entertainment, and retail. MATRA is produced by ClarityLive software systems for the purpose of selling, interacting with customers, resource optimization, and other information related to keeping customers updated on new developments in your business.
How to Open SOL Files
Since SOL 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. SOL files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open them.
If the SOL file is created by Adobe Flash and you use Windows, you can open it using Adobe Flash Player or SOLReader, which is a decompiler that allows you to open and read variables of an SOL file. SOLReader is available as a free download on the Sephiroth.it website. For Mac OS X, you can use Adobe Flash Player or SolVE: Local Shared Object Viewer/Editor, which is also compatible with Windows.
If the SOL file is a Game Solution file and you use Windows, you can open it using 24Guru or EasySok. You can also use SOL Editor, which is multiplatform and will allow you to open and edit SOL Game Solution files.
MATRA SOL files can be opened using ClarityLive software applications, which are available as a paid download from the Clarity website. You can also use Microsoft Excel or OpenOffice spreadsheet to open and view the contents of this type of SOL file.