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Details of extension .swm

2 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .swm file?
  • Which program can create the .swm file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .swm format?
  • What can convert .swm files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .swm extension?
.swm
Splitted Windows Imaging File .swm file icon

Splitted Windows Imaging File

SWM file is a Splitted Windows Imaging File. The Windows Imaging Format (WIM) is a file-based disk image format. It was developed by Microsoft to deploy its latest Windows operating system releases, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, which use it as part of their standard installation procedure. If the created .wim file is too large for your selected media, you can split the file into smaller files for spanning across multiple media.
Category: Disk Image files
Application: Microsoft ImageX
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Windows Imaging File
Windows Imaging Resource-only File
.swm
Syndicate Wars Maps Data .swm file icon

Syndicate Wars Maps Data

SWM file is a Syndicate Wars Maps Data. Syndicate Wars is an isometric real-time tactical and strategic game, developed by Bullfrog Productions and published by Electronic Arts.
Detailed description not available
Category: Game Data files
Application: Syndicate Wars
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Syndicate Wars Vehicles 3D Data
.swp
Vim Swap Data .swp file icon

Vim Swap Data

SWP file is a Vim Swap Data. Vim is an advanced text editor that seeks to provide the power of the de-facto Unix editor Vi, with a more complete feature set. The first time a file is edited, the swap file name is file.txt.swp. If the editor is aborted and you start editing again, the next swap file is called file.txt.swo, and then file.txt.swn, and so on.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: VIM
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
swm, swn, swo
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Vim Script
Vim Runtime Configuration
Vim History Data

Other types of files may also use the .swm file extension. If you have helpful information about .swm extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .swm filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

swj (12), cwm (1), xwm (1), wm (1), swk (1), sw (1), sqm (1), sm (1), sdm (1), ewm (1), wsm (1), swl (1), ssm (1), smw (1), sem (1)

Can't open a .swm file?

If you want to open a .swm file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .swm association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.swm

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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