File Extension Library

.SUM File Extension

  • Developer by: AmsterCHEM
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .SUM file?

.SUM file extension is created by AmsterCHEM. .SUM has been classified as Data Files. The format of .SUM file is XML.

.SUM is Scilab Unit Operation Model File

Model file created and used by Scilab CAPE-OPEN Unit Operation, an application that enables users to enter unit operation calculations in Scilab; contains a Scilab unit operation model and its metadata.

A unit operation is one part of a chemical process that involves chemical transformation or physical change. The Scilab CAPE-OPEN Unit Operation is used for calculating these steps and entering them in Scilab.

NOTE: In order to run Excel CAPE-OPEN Unit Operation you must have Scilab installed.

List of all softwares that can open the Scilab Unit Operation Model File
AmsterCHEM Scilab CAPE-OPEN Unit Operation
File Type 2:

Garmin Checksum File

Developer by: Garmin Category: Misc Files Format: Binary

File used by Garmin GPS navigation devices; contains a checksum for a corresponding file on the device, such as a map (.IMG) file or a voice (.VPM) file; generated when a diagnostics test is run on the unit.

SUM file can be deleted and the device will still run properly.

List of all softwares that can open the Garmin Checksum File
Garmin Connect

How to Open .SUM file on different platforms

Open .SUM File on Windows

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

Open .SUM File on Mac

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

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

Open .SUM File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .SUM files

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