File Extension Library

.SWM File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Disk Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .SWM files and how to open them?

Can't open .SWM 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 .SWM file.

What is a .SWM file extension?

.SWM file extension is created by Microsoft. .SWM has been classified as Disk Image Files. The format of .SWM file is Binary.

.SWM is Split Windows Imaging Format File

File created by ImageX, a command-line program that allows users to create Windows disk images; contains one of multiple part files that have been split from a .WIM file; commonly used to create multiple smaller CD image files from a larger WIM file located on a DVD.

SWM files are typically located within a "sources" directory on each media disc. They may be reconstructed into the original WIM file using XImage.

List of all softwares that can open the Split Windows Imaging Format File
Microsoft ImageX

How to fix problems with .SWM files

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