Open SSA file

The most commonly used .ssa file type: SubStation Alpha subtitle data

How to open ssa files?

ssa file icon Have you had trouble opening the ssa file on your computer? What are ssa files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is ssa file?

Files with ssa file extension are subtitles in SubStation Alpha format. One of the many subtitle formats, popular with the Anime scene.

SubStation Alpha subtitle data description

The ssa file extension is used for one of the common video subtitle format called SubStation Alpha.

SSA is an external subtitle file format that supports both text formatting and styling. It has an enormous amount of options including Karaoke, audio effects, graphic drawing etc.

It is usually considered to be somewhat bloated and badly designed, however is the only subtitle format that (at least on windows) really supports text formatting and styling at all. It is popular in the Anime scene and among Karaoke fans.

Suggested software to open ssa file


A tool for creating and modifying subtitles

Other SSA file name extensions using the same .ssa suffix

.ssa - Children of the Nile campaign

Files with ssa file extension are related to the Children of the Nile campaign data.

Open ssa file with software: We are sorry, there is currently no software link record to open this ssa file type in the database.

.ssa - Empire Earth custom assets

An ssa file extension is related to the Empire Earth computer game. An ssa file stores game data.

Open ssa file with software: Empire Earth 2

.ssa - Visual SourceSafe backup archive

An ssa file extension is related to the Visual SourceSafe program. An ssa file contains backup archive.

Open ssa file with software: Visual SourceSafe

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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