File Extension Library

.SMWT File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Misc Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .SMWT file?

.SMWT file extension is created by Adobe Systems. .SMWT has been classified as Misc Files. The format of .SMWT file is Binary.

.SMWT is Adobe InDesign Filter

An SMWT file contains filter information used by Adobe InDesign, an application used to design page layouts for print and digital publishing. It stores filtering information required to export InDesign text and graphics to other file formats. SMWT files are similar to .SMRD files, which are used for importing text and graphics.

SMWT files, like SMRD files, are actually folders. To view the files inside of a SMWT file, remove the ".smwt" extension and open the resulting folder.

NOTE: The "WT" in SMWT stands for "writer," and the "RD" in the SMRD extension stands for "reader."

List of all softwares that can open the Adobe InDesign Filter
Adobe InDesign CC 2019
Adobe InCopy CC 2019
Adobe InDesign CC 2019
Adobe InCopy CC 2019

How to Open .SMWT file on different platforms

Open .SMWT File on Windows

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

Open .SMWT File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .SMWT 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 .SMWT File on Linux

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

Open .SMWT File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .SMWT 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 .SMWT 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 .SMWT files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .SMWT files

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