SWC file format description
Many people share .swc files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .swc file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .swc files.
4 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.swc - Shockwave Flash Component File
The SWC development files are related to Adobe Flash Professional. SWC is a Shockwave Flash component file. A SWC file is a zip-like file (packaged and expanded by means of the PKZIP archive format) generated by the Flash authoring tool.
- Adobe Flash Professional
- Development files
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- Shockwave Flash Component File related extensions:
.swc - SNES ROM Image SWC
The SWC data files are related to ZSNES. SWC file is a Super Nintendo Entertainment System ROM Image in Super Wild Card format. The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) is a popular 16bit game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo.
.swc - Adobe Flex Component
The SWC application files are related to Adobe Flash Player. SWZ file is an Adobe Flex Component. A SWC file is an archive file, sometimes also referred to as a class library, for Flex components and other assets. SWC files contain a SWF file and a catalog.xml file, in addition to properties files and other uncompiled assets such as CSS files.
- Adobe Flash Player
- Application files
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- Adobe Flex Component related extensions:
.swc - Vaa3D SWC Data
The SWC data files are related to Vaa3D. SWC file is a Vaa3D SWC Data. Vaa3D is short for the 3D Visualization-Assisted Analysis software suite.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .swc file extension. Even harmful programs can create .swc files. Be especially cautious with .swc files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .swc 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .swc file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
sws, wsc, cwc, swx, swd, ssc, sec, scw, sac, xwc, ewc, wc, swv, swf, sw
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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