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SMI file format description

Many people share .smi files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .smi file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .smi files.

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.smi - Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language

The SMI multimedia files are related to Windows Media Player. SMI file a Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language document. SMIL is a W3C Recommended XML markup language for describing multimedia presentations.

Windows Media Player
Multimedia files
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Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language related extensions:
Windows Dancer Data
Magix MP3 Deluxe Playlist
Kodak EasyShare Album Information
KKBox Playlist Backup
Blu-Ray Disc Java Object
iRiver iQuickList Playlist

.sami - SAMI Captioning File

The SAMI multimedia files are related to Subtitle Workshop. SAMI file is a SAMI Captioning File. SAMI (Synchronized Accessible Media Interchange) is an interchange format for the support of Closed Captions, and Audio Descriptions.

Subtitle Workshop
Multimedia files
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SAMI Captioning File related extensions:
DJ Mix Pro Playlist
3D Movie Maker Video
WinAMP Compiled Maki Script
Star 3 MIDI Karaoke File
RWAVDC Data File
SoniqSync Extended Playlist

.smiles - SMILES Chemical Document

The SMILES data files are related to Daylight PCModels. SMILES file is a SMILES Chemical Document. The Simplified Molecular Input Line Entry Specification (SMILES) is a line notation for molecules. SMILES strings include connectivity but do not include 2D or 3D coordinates.

Daylight PCModels
Data files
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SMILES Chemical Document related extensions:
XtraReports Report Definition
Android Call Log Backup
BBEdit Dictionary Data
Dpatch Patch Data
VirtualDub Template
NFE Tools Resource Pack

Naturally, other applications may also use the .smi file extension. Even harmful programs can create .smi files. Be especially cautious with .smi files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .smi file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .smi file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cmi, emi, mi, msi, shi, si, sim, ski, sli, sm, smk, sml, smo, smu, sni

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

OCaml Compiled Interface
OMSI Spline Configuration
Pocket Tanks Emitter File
WeintekHMI EasyBuilder 8000 EMI File
CoCreate Document

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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