SKN File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a SKN file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .SKN files.

What is a SKN file?

Files that contain the .skn file extension are most commonly associated with the Symbian OS operating system. The Symbian OS operating system is most commonly used by a variety of Nokia cellular phones and mobile devices.

The SKN files that are used by the Symbian OS contain custom skins that can be applied to the Symbian OS user interface. These settings can include settings for the appearance of the interface's buttons, icons, labels and background image.

The SKN files allow a user to change the look and feel of their Nokia device's interface, enhancing use and creating a more personalized experience.

How to open SKN files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension SKN for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different SKN openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension SKN

While we know of one file format using the .SKN file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .SKN file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

SkinBuilder ApplicationSkinBuilder ApplicationUser submitted
concept/design onlineTVconcept/design onlineTVUser submitted
Sokoban Skin ToolSokoban Skin ToolUser submitted
SidekickSidekickUser submitted
Franzis onlineTVFranzis onlineTVUser submitted
onlineTV - Free TV & Radio UltimateonlineTV - Free TV & Radio UltimateUser submitted
OnlineTVOnlineTVUser submitted
K-PEx AGENTK-PEx AGENTUser submitted
ZipZag ArchiverZipZag ArchiverUser submitted
onlineTV GlobalonlineTV GlobalUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with SKN-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with SKN-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!