What are SMD files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a SMD 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 SMD file?
SMD files have multiple uses, and Sega Genesis / Megadrive ROM Image is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Sega Genesis / Megadrive ROM Image
Files that contain the .smd file extension are most commonly associated with ROM image files that are used to store copies of a Sega Genesis video game.
An SMD file contains an exact copy of a game from a Sega Genesis game cartridge. This file then allows the game to be played on a computer, eliminating the need for a Sega Genesis console. However, the user must have the proper emulation software installed on his or her computer in order to play the SMD game.
How to open SMD files
We have identified one SMD opener that is compatible with this specific type of SMD file.
Programs that open Sega Genesis / Megadrive ROM Image files
Last updated: February 24, 2023
All known file formats using extension .SMD
While Sega Genesis / Megadrive ROM Image is a popular type of SMD-file, we know of 4 different uses of the .SMD file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
MicroMap Map Data
We know that one SMD format is MicroMap Map Data. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested eight different SMD openers which you will find listed below.
Spring Map Definition
We know that one SMD format is Spring Map Definition. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Valve Studiomdl Data
We know that one SMD format is Valve Studiomdl Data. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of SMD files. Remember, different programs may use SMD files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|WinDS PRO Apps||User submitted|
|Shimadzu Common Container||User submitted|
|Spine Mark Editor||User submitted|
|Strata Design 3D||User submitted|
|SurgMon Application||User submitted|
|Marketing Plan Pro||User submitted|
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