SCM File Type

- The quick facts

What are SCM files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a SCM file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a SCM file?

SCM files have multiple uses, and ScreenCam Video is one of them.

ScreenCam Video

ScreenCam acts like a video camera for your computer desktop, recording the actual events that are occurring on the screen of the computer so that the video can be played back at a later point in time.

The SCM files that are captured by the ScreenCam software contain the video that has been recorded with the software application. The recordings are often used to share tutorials or computer gaming sessions with other people.

How to open SCM files

We have identified one SCM opener that is compatible with this specific type of SCM file.

Programs that open ScreenCam Video files


Last updated: May 31, 2022

All known file formats using extension .SCM

While ScreenCam Video is a popular type of SCM-file, we know of 4 different uses of the .SCM extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

StarCraft Map

We know that one SCM format is StarCraft Map. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

SCM opener for Windows

We have identified one SCM opener that is compatible with this specific type of SCM file.


More file formats using the SCM extension

Through our research of SCM files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • GIMP Script-Fu Script
  • Samsung TV Channel List

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of SCM files. Remember, different programs may use SCM files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

5KPlayer5KPlayerUser submitted
QQ PlayerQQ PlayerUser submitted
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Lotus ScreenCamLotus ScreenCamUser submitted
RacketRacketUser submitted
BaiduPlayerBaiduPlayerUser submitted
Cryo-Networks - SCOLCryo-Networks - SCOLUser submitted
iTube PlayeriTube PlayerUser submitted
SSEditorSSEditorUser submitted

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