File Extension Library

.SML File Extension

  • Developer by: ESRI
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .SML file?

.SML file extension is created by ESRI. .SML has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .SML file is Text.

.SML is ARC/INFO Simple Macro Language File

Script written for ARC/INFO, an older DOS GIS program developed by ESRI; permits a subset of the language features of the Arc Macro Language (.AML files), which was used by ArcInfo WorkStation; used for building GIS applications for the ARC/INFO environment.

The Simple Macro Language is an interpreted language. SML files are saved in an ASCII text format.

NOTE: ArcInfo is now ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced.

List of all softwares that can open the ARC/INFO Simple Macro Language File
ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop
File Type 2:

SMIL Slideshow Presentation

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

Audiovisual presentation created in the Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL), which was developed by the Synchronized Multimedia (SYMM) Working Group; contains markup code similar to HTML as well as text and references to streaming audio and video files; used to store choreographed presentations.

NOTE: SMIL is pronounced "smile." SMIL presentations are more commonly seen with the .SMIL extension.

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

How to Open .SML file on different platforms

Open .SML File on Windows

  • Right-click a .SML
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .SML file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .SML files" Press "Ok"

Open .SML File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .SML file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .SML File on Linux

Right click on the .SML file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .SML File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .SML file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .SML File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .SML files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .SML files

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