SMV file format description

Many people often share .smv files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .smv files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .smv files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .smv files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .smv file format.

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.smv - SigmaTel Motion Video

The SMV video files are related to SMV Converter Tool. The 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:
Vantum Video Presentation Viewer File
Samsung UHD TV Video
Xunlei Movie Data
Mobile Video
iQIYI Video

.smv - Smokeview Simulation Data

The SMV data files are related to Smokeview. The SMV file is a Smokeview Simulation Data. Smokeview is a software tool designed to visualize numerical calculations generated by the NIST Fire.

Data files
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Smokeview Simulation Data related extensions:
Smokeview Simulation Boundary Data
Smokeview Configuration Data
Smokeview Script Data
Smokeview Compressed Data
Smokeview Sizing Information Data

.smv - Cadence SMV Data

The SMV data files are related to Cadence SMV. The SMV file is a Cadence SMV Data. Cadence SMV (Symbolic Model Verifier) is a symbolic model checking tool that allows you to formally verify temporal logic properties of finite state system. The Cadence SMV seems to be no longer supported.

Cadence SMV
Data files
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Cadence SMV Data related extensions:
EARS Definition Backup
Likno Web Scroller Builder Data
Folding@home Data
Creator Fault List File
GENESYS Workspace
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services Backup Data

.smv - Snes9x Captured Video

The SMV data files are related to Snes9x. The 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!

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience 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?

There is a possibility that the .smv filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .smv:

GP 500 Game Data
Valve Studiomdl Data
Turbo Studio Container Image
Miva Script Source Code
Yaskawa YTerm Data
3DVIA Composer Model

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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