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SMOL file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.smol - Spartan Molecule Data

The SMOL data files are related to Spartan. The SMOL file is a Spartan Molecule Data. Spartan is a quantum chemical calculation program with nice visualization opportunities.

Data files
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Spartan Molecule Data related extensions:
Spartan Semi-Empirical Data
Spartan Document
Spartan Entry Database
Spartan Spinput Format File
Spartan Molecular Mechanics Data

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

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

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

mol, smil, sml, smo, smpl, sol

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

AMPL Solution File
Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language Data
AquaCrop Soil Profile Data
Music Module List
Megahedron 3D Object

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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