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What are SMF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a SMF file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your SMF files.

What is a SMF file?

SMF files have multiple uses, and StarMath Formula is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

StarMath Formula File

The SMF (Short Mathematical Format) is a compact XML-based representation of mathematical formulas. It provides both humans and machines with a readable form of data that makes it perfect for scientific publishing and research activities.

The SMF format is highly effective when it comes to depicting a vast array of mathematical symbols and notations with accuracy, due to its usage of Unicode characters and an intricate set of XML tags. This makes SMF especially suitable for disciplines such as physics, mathematics, and computer science that involve challenging mathematical notation.

Due to its XML-based structure, the SMF format is highly portable and thus a great choice for scientific research and publication. It offers convenience as SMF files can be created, edited, and rapidly shared between different platforms and devices.

Various programs including LaTeX and MathType that are widely used in the scientific field, provide support for the SMF format. This makes converting mathematical equations to the SMF format straightforward, making it an ideal choice for use in lectures, papers or other scientific work.

How to open SMF files

We have identified two SMF openers that are compatible with this specific type of SMF file.

Programs that open StarMath Formula files

Last updated: May 17, 2024

All known file formats using extension .SMF

While StarMath Formula File is a popular type of SMF-file, we know of 7 different uses of the .SMF file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

3D World Studio Mesh

We know that one SMF format is 3D World Studio Mesh. 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 ten different SMF openers which you will find listed below.

Scrull Music File

We know that one SMF format is Scrull Music File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Serif MetaFile

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

SkinMagic Skin

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

SmartCAM Manufacture Data

We know that one SMF format is SmartCAM Manufacture Data. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Spring Engine Map

We know that one SMF format is Spring Engine Map. 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 SMF files. Remember, different programs may use SMF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

SONARSONARVerified
Sigma Data CenterSigma Data CenterVerified
QuickTimeQuickTimeUser submitted
OpenOffice.org BaseOpenOffice.org BaseUser submitted
MixPadMixPadUser submitted
QuickTime AlternativeQuickTime AlternativeUser submitted
LibreOfficeLibreOfficeUser submitted
StarOfficeStarOfficeDiscontinued
Storm CodecStorm CodecUser submitted
WavePadWavePadUser submitted

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