Did your computer fail to open a SMV file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .SMV files.
What is a SMV file?
Files that contain the .smv file extension are most commonly associated with mail video files that are used by the VideoLink software application. The SMV file format is used to send videos via email and to record video conferences.
This SMV video format was originally developed by SmithMicro, although support of the file format has been discontinued.
The .smv file suffix is also used for Sigma Tel Motion Video files. These files contain video files in a simple file format. These files are meant to be played on a variety of portable media players that have the ability for video playback.
Suggest another file format using extension SMV
While we know of one file format using the .SMV 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 .SMV file.
Various SMV file openers, viewers, etc.
These apps are known to open certain types of SMV files. Remember, different programs may use SMV files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.