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SMIL file format description

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

2 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
- / -
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

.sml - SMIL Document

The SML multimedia files are related to QuickTime Player. SML file is a SMIL Document. The Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language, is a W3C recommended XML markup language for describing multimedia presentations.

QuickTime Player
Multimedia files
- / -
SMIL Document related extensions:
Universal Communications Format File
eLecta Live Recording
Windows Media Player Skin
Windows Media Player Compressed Skin
Nokia Playlist
Flash Media Manifest File

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

Can't open a .smil 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 .smil file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

mil, msil, sil, smi, sml, smol

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Micro Illustrator Uncompressed Image
Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language
PTC Creo Milling Parameter Data
Silhouette Designer Document
CALS Compressed Bitmap
SmartInspect Log

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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