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Informations about the SMI filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .smi filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .smi file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

2 filename extension(s) are in our database

.smi - Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language

The SMI file is a Multimedia file, which is connected to the Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (.smi) files can be opened or converted with the help of Windows Media Player.

Format description:
SMI format
Windows Media Player
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
QuickTime Player
Real Player
Related extensions:
DVD Audio Object
Advanced Systems Format Media
Advanced Stream Redirector
Sony ATRAC3 Compressed Audio
Sun Audio File
Microsoft Video for Windows Movie

.sami - SAMI Captioning File

The SAMI file is a Multimedia file, which is connected to the SAMI Captioning File according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the SAMI Captioning File (.sami) files can be opened or converted with the help of Subtitle Workshop.

Format description:
SAMI format
Subtitle Workshop
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
Subtitle Workshop Custom Format Project
Sasami2k Script
SAMI Captioning File
SBT Subtitle
Stream SubText Script Subtitle
ZeroG Subtitles

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .smi file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .smi extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .smi files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .smi file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .smi file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .smi file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .smi file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .smi extension

The .smi filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .smi files.

cmi, xmi, sni, sml, sm, ski, si, msi, emi, zmi, wmi, smo, smk, sli, sim

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .smi file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .smi extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

OCaml Compiled Interface
SmartMorph Animation
Stepmania Song
AutoDesk Softimage Document
Simple MUsical Score Document
Pocket Tanks Emitter File

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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