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SWL file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.swl - Macromedia Flash Format Data

The SWL graphic files are related to Adobe Flash. SWL file is a Macromedia Flash Format Data. Macromedia Flash is a tool that allows animations, interactive features and other complex elements to be embedded in Web pages.

Adobe Flash
Graphic files
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Macromedia Flash Format Data related extensions:
Tiled Raster Interchange Format
Google Chrome Saved Twitter Picture
Photron FASTCAM RAW Image Sequence
Photron FASTCAM RAW Image Frame
Photron FASTCAM TIFF Image
KaleidaGraph Plot

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

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

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

cwl, ewl, sal, sdl, sel, sl, slw, sql, ssl, sw, sw1, swi, swk, swm, swo

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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