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SNAPPY file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.snappy - Snappy Compressed Data

Snappy file is a Snappy Compressed Data. Snappy is a compression / decompression library. It does not aim for maximum compression, or compatibility with any other compression library; instead, it aims for very high speeds and reasonable compression.

.snappy file format description:
SNAPPY format description not yet available
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Snappy Compressed Data related links:
Snappy Compressed Data related extensions:
Snappy SNZ Compressed File

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

Can't open a .snappy 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.

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