Open SES files

  • Full name
    Adobe Audition Session Format
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems
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Have you encountered a problem with a SES file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a SES file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your SES file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is SES file?

An SES file is a session file and is used by the Adobe Audition software. Adobe Audition is a professional audio editing program for editing, mixing and finishing. Audition here, before it was bought by Adobe Cool Edit Pro.

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An SES file contains only information about the files used, but no audio data. Therefore, an SES file by itself is useless and Audition would abort with an error message in an attempt to load the non-existent audio data. You always need the audio files referenced in the SES file. It is also important to save the tracks after a sound recording and not just the session.

Programs which can open a SES file

How to open file with SES extension?

In order to open a file with SES extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening SES file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with SES files, follow the instructions below.
Install Adobe Audition or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening SES files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support SES files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of SES files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.

Set Adobe Audition as the default program for opening SES files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate SES files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the Adobe Audition applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where Adobe Audition has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with SES files

Sometimes problems with opening SES files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • SES files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open SES files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • SES file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)

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