File Extension Library

.SCM File Extension

  • Developer by: Blizzard Entertainment
  • Category: Game Files

What are .SCM files and how to open them?

Can't open .SCM file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .SCM file.

What is a .SCM file extension?

.SCM file extension is created by Blizzard Entertainment. .SCM has been classified as Game Files.

.SCM is StarCraft Map File

Game map used by StarCraft, a real-time strategy game by Blizzard Entertainment; includes various types of terrain and resources; may be created in different sizes, including 96x96, 128x128, 192x192, and 256x256.

Many maps are included with StarCraft for both solo campaigns and multi-player games. Custom maps may also be created using the Map Editor.

List of all softwares that can open the StarCraft Map File
Blizzard StarCraft
Blizzard StarCraft
File Type 2 GIMP Script-Fu Script
Developer by: GIMP Category: Plugin Files

Script written for the GIMP image editing program; used for automating actions or adding artistic effects to images opened in the GIMP editor; similar to a Photoshop plugin, but saved as a script file.

GIMP scripts should be placed in the following locations for different operating systems:

Mac: $HOME/Library/Application Support/Gimp/scripts/

Windows: %UserProfile%\.gimp-2.x\scripts\

Unix: $HOME/.gimp-2.x/scripts/

After copying an SCM file into the scripts directory, you can refresh the list of scripts in Gimp by selecting Filters → Script-Fu → Refresh Scripts.

List of all softwares that can open the GIMP Script-Fu Script
File Type 3 Scheme Source Code File
Category: Developer Files Format: Text

An SCM file is a source code file written in Scheme, a programming language developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It is typically edited with a text editor and then run using a Scheme interpreter, which reads the syntax and executes the program. SCM files can be edited with any text editor, but they are best modified using an editor that supports Scheme syntax highlighting.

Scheme is part of the Lisp family of programming languages. It is most often used in academic environments for teaching functional programming concepts.

List of all softwares that can open the Scheme Source Code File
File Viewer Plus
MIT/GNU Scheme
File Type 4 ScreenCam Screen Recording
Developer by: SmartGuyz Category: Video Files Format: Binary

PC screen recording created using ScreenCam screen capture software; acts as a "screen camcorder" that records the exact activity displayed on the screen of a Windows computer; can be streamed using StreamCam software.

ScreenCam was originally developed by IBM Lotus and is now owned by SmartGuyz.

List of all softwares that can open the ScreenCam Screen Recording
SmartGuyz ScreenCam
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
File Type 5 CLEO Compiled Script
Developer by: CLEO Category: Game Files Format: Binary

Compiled script written for CLEO, a third-party scripting engine for Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (GTA SA); enables players to expand the features of game using custom functions called "opcodes;" can be created using Sanny Builder, a GTA modding utility.

To use an SCM file with GTA SA, it must be placed in the \CLEO\ directory in the game installation folder.

List of all softwares that can open the CLEO Compiled Script
Sanny Builder
Rockstar Games Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
File Type 6 Super Chain Media File
Developer by: SuperMV Category: Video Files

Audio or video file encoded with the SCM codec; includes digital copyright protection DRM, which guarantees the valid transmission of media over the Internet; developed by SuperMV, an audio and video interactive research company.

SCM files can be played in various media players if the SuperMV SCM codec is installed.

List of all softwares that can open the Super Chain Media File
Media Player Classic with SCM codec
Microsoft Windows Media Player with SCM codec
File Type 7 Samsung Channel List File
Developer by: Samsung Category: Data Files Format: Binary

Archive file exported from some Samsung TVs using a USB connection; contains a list of channels saved on the television, including cable and satellite stations; used for saving exported channel lists.

SCM files may be extracted and then edited with SamyGO program. However, this process is not supported by Samsung.

List of all softwares that can open the Samsung Channel List File
SamyGO ChanEdit
SamyGO ChanEdit
SamyGO ChanEdit
File Type 8 Schema File
Category: Text Files

Descriptor file that describes another document, such as an XML file; typically specifies the structure and formatting of the document as well as what type of data it can contain.

SCM files are often found on Unix systems but may be used on other platforms as well. Other types of XML schema files include Document Type Definition (.DTD) files and W3C XML Schema (.XSD) files.

How to fix problems with .SCM files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .SCM files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .SCM file format
  2. You need to check the .SCM file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)