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SVC file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.svc - Microsoft IIS Special Content File

The SVC development files are related to Microsoft IIS. SVC file is a Microsoft IIS Special Content file. WCF services hosted in IIS are represented as special content files (.svc files) inside the IIS application. This model is similar to the way ASMX pages are represented inside of an IIS application as .asmx files. A .svc file contains a WCF-specific processing directive (@ServiceHost) that allows the WCF hosting infrastructure to activate hosted services in response to incoming messages.

Microsoft IIS
Development files
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Microsoft IIS Special Content File related extensions:
SAS Data
SAS Program
Game Maker Backup File
Game Maker 7.x Data
Game Maker 8.1 Data
Game Maker 6.x Data

.svb - STATISTICA Macro File

The SVB data files are related to STATISTICA. SVB file is a STATISTICA Macro File. STATISTICA is a statistical package, developed by StatSoft Inc.

Data files
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svc, svo, svx
STATISTICA Macro File related extensions:
STATISTICA Analysis Explorer Project
STATISTICA v7 Neural Networks File
STATISTICA Spreadsheet File
STATISTICA In-place Database

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

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

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

cvc, sv, svx, scv, qvc, wvc, vc, svv, svf, sdc, scc, sbc, xvc, evc, vsc

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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QlikView Component
Amiga 8SVX Sound
Survex Data File
SystemVerilog File

Operating systems

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

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