Informations about the SYM filename extension and the file formats associated with it
We collected the information you should know about the .sym filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .sym 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
.sym - Lotus Freelance Graphics Symbol
The SYM file is a Graphic file, which is connected to the Lotus Freelance Graphics Symbol according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Lotus Freelance Graphics Symbol (.sym) files can be opened or converted with the help of Lotus SmartSuite.
- Format description:
- SYM format
- Lotus SmartSuite
- Magic string:
- - / -
- Related links:
- Related extensions:
.sym - VariCAD Symbol Library
The SYM file is a Data file, which is connected to the VariCAD Symbol Library according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the VariCAD Symbol Library (.sym) files can be opened or converted with the help of VariCAD.
Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .sym file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .sym extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .sym files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.
The .sym file can’t be opened on your computer?
If the program necessary for opening the .sym file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .sym 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 .sym file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:
- The .sym file might have been damaged during download. Try downloading the file again.
- It’s possible that the .sym file was created with a newer version of the application. If you’re not using the newest version, then try updating the applicationi.
- The file’s access rights aren’t properly adjusted. Check the file’s access rights.
- Harmful programs may have modified the associations for the filename extensions. Run a virus check on your computer.
- The Windows registry’s database is damaged. With the help of Windows System Restore, you can return to a previous state with system settings that still work.
Incorrectly given .sym extension
The .sym 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 .sym files.
shm, syn, syh, sum, sm, ym, syj, sy, stm
Maybe you’re not even looking for the .sym file extension?
It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .sym extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.
- Siebel Server Shared Memory File
- Synthetic Universe Image
- Simplexety Data File
- Stepmania Song
- Standard Generalized Markup Language Document
- Synchomatic Instrument
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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