SPL File - opening and understanding

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

What is a SPL file?

Files that contain the .spl file extension is commonly associated with the Macromedia FutureWave FutureSplash animator software. Files that contain the .spl file extension normally hold animated files that have been created by the software.

The Macromedia FutureWave FutureSplash software became Adobe Flash when Adobe bought out Macromedia.

The Infinity game engine also uses the .spl file extension. These SPL files that contain spell files that are used by the Infinity game engine.

Microsoft Windows has also been known to use the .spl file suffix. The SPL files used by Microsoft Windows contains printing spool files that assist in the printing of a user's documents.

How to open SPL 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 SPL for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension SPL

While we know of one file format using the .SPL 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 .SPL file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Flash Movie PlayerFlash Movie PlayerUser submitted
Shockwave FlashShockwave FlashUser submitted
Swiff PlayerSwiff PlayerUser submitted
IrfanViewIrfanViewUser submitted
FlashFlashUser submitted
Media Player Classic frMedia Player Classic frUser submitted
Adobe Flash PlayerAdobe Flash PlayerUser submitted
Boris GraffitiBoris GraffitiUser submitted
ABViewerABViewerUser submitted
Woobies DeluxeWoobies DeluxeUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with SPL-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 SPL-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!