The file extension STA is associated with more than ten programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include ABAQUS/CAE, Adobe Photoshop CS6, ENVI, MAME, and MicroSim PCBoard. STA files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.
If the STA file extension is related to ABAQUS/CAE, the file is categorized as a data file type that stores a summary of information contained in the MSG file which is also created with the ABAQUS/CAEapplication. STA files summarize the progress of conducted analyses as well as the logs of any events occurred during the analysis such as crashes, etc. STA file summaries are used to easily monitor the status of projects during the course of the job. ABAQUS/CAEis a software application created by Dassault Systemes which is used for Computer Aided Engineering (CAE).
STA files which are created with Adobe Photoshop CS6 are a data file type that contains values and definitions to match colors within an image. Adobe Photoshop CS6 is an image editing software application created by Adobe Systems and is part of the Adobe CS6 Creative Suite of applications.
STA files which are part of ENVI are a data file type that contains statistics for geospatial analysis. ENVI is a software application created by Exelis Visual Information Solutions which is used by scientists andGIS(Geographic Information Systems) professionals for processing and analyzing geospatial images.
If the file extension STA is associated with MAME, the file is defined as a game file type that contains saved games used with the MAME program. MAME is an emulation application created by the MAME Team which provides a series of arcade-style video games.
STA files that are part of MicroSim PCBoard are a document file type which contains statistical reports created with MicroSim PCBoard. MicrosSim PCBoard has since been renamed to OrCAD PCB Designer by Cadence Design Systems, Inc. OrCAD PCB Designer is a software application for designing electronic circuit boards.
How to Open STA Files
Since the file extension STA is associated with more than ten 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. STA files can be opened using a variety of applications, so you may already have a program which will open the file.
STA files which are created with ABAQUS/CAEcan be opened using the ABAQUS/CAEsoftware application. It is available on the Dassault Systemes website. ABAQUS/CAEis designed for use with Windows and the Linux operating system. This type of STA file is stored in a plain text format, which means you can also open the file using Notepad or WordPad for Windows or gEdit and Nano Editor for Linux.
If the file extension STA is related to Adobe Photoshop, the file can be opened using Adobe Photoshop CS6. Photoshop CS6 is available in a free trial version on the Adobe website and is designed for use with the Windows operating system and Mac OS X.
STA files created with ENVI can be opened using ENVI 5 which is available as a paid download on the Exelis Visual Information Solutions website. ENVI 5 is compatible with the Windows operating system version XP and later.
If the file extension STA is used with MAME, the file can be opened using the MAME emulator application. MAME stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator and is available as a free download on the MAME Development website. If you are using the Windows operating system, you can use MAME or ExtraMAME and for Mac OS X, you should use MAME OS X or MacNAME.
STA files that are part of MicroSIM PCBoard can be opened using the OrCAD PCB Design program which is available in a paid version on the Cadence Design Systems website. OrCAD is designed for use with the Windows operating system and Mac OS X.