File Extension Library

.SMIL File Extension

  • Developer by: SYMM Working Group
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Text

What are .SMIL files and how to open them?

Can't open .SMIL 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 .SMIL file.

What is a .SMIL file extension?

.SMIL file extension is created by SYMM Working Group. .SMIL has been classified as Video Files. The format of .SMIL file is Text.

.SMIL is SMIL Presentation File

Multimedia presentation written in the Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL), which is similar to HTML; used for developing audiovisual slide shows and presentations; may contain text and references to streaming audio and video files.

The SMIL format is supported by various Nokia cell phones, such as the Nokia 6600, 3560, and other Series 60 (S60) phones. SMIL files can be created and opened by the Messaging Application included with the phone's software.

Additional information about the SMIL format can be found at the W3C website.

List of all softwares that can open the SMIL Presentation File
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
ACD Systems ACDSee 2018
Ambulant Player
Apple QuickTime Player
Microsoft Internet Explorer
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
Ambulant Player
Apple QuickTime Player
Ambulant Player
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud

How to fix problems with .SMIL files

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