>> SNIPPET file

SNIPPET file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.snippet - Visual Studio IntelliSense Code Snippet

The SNIPPET development files are related to Visual Studio. SNIPPET file is a Visual Studio IntelliSense Code Snippet. IntelliSense Code Snippets are XML files with a .snippet file name extension that adhere to the IntelliSense Code Snippet XML schema.

Visual Studio
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Visual Studio IntelliSense Code Snippet related extensions:
Policy Description Language File
Domain Model Definition
Visual Studio Solution User Options
ASP.NET Resource
WinHelp Context ID
Visual Studio RC2 Resource

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

Can't open a .snippet 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.

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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