# Open a file
To open a Seald file, it is first necessary to save it on the computer.
# Double-click to open
To open a file - in the vast majority of cases - just double-click on the file, which should bring you to this page:
If this does not work, try to manually select a browser to open the file
Then click on "Preview the file", and you can go to the next page of this guide.
# Opening via Seald Secure Reader
In cases where you are unable to open the file in your browser, or you do not want to open a
.shtml file, it is possible to go directly to https://decrypt.seald.io/decrypt/ (opens new window)**.
Once on the Seald Secure Reader opened in the browser, simply drag and drop the file you want to decrypt.