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SMV file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.smv - SigmaTel Motion Video

The SMV video files are related to SMV Converter Tool. SMV file is a SigmaTel Motion Video. The SMV Video format was also created and used primarily on sigmatel chip-based mp4 players. The SMV Converter Tool seems to be no longer supported.

SMV Converter Tool
Video files
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SigmaTel Motion Video related extensions:
Portable Media Player Video
DVM Video
Google Video Pointer
Speco Digital Video Recorder Video
DVR365 Encrypted Video

.smv - Snes9x Captured Video

The SMV data files are related to Snes9x. SMV file is a Snes9x Captured Video. Snes9x is a portable, freeware Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) emulator.

Data files
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Snes9x Captured Video related extensions:
Snes9x Saved State

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

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

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

cmv, emv, msv, mv, qmv, shv, skv, slv, sm, smb, smc, smd, smf, smg, sv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

GP 500 Game Data
SmartCAM Manufacture File
Creative ZEN MX Video
Yaskawa YTerm Data
QSlim 3D Model
Husqvarna Viking SHV Embroidery

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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