An swn file extension is related to the Vim text editing software. An swn file contains temporary data.

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Software that works with swn file extension

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SWN file extension - Vim temporary data

What is swn file? How to open swn files?

File type specification:

Temporary file type icon Temporary file type

The swn file extension is associated with the Vim a configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing for Windows, Unix, Linux, Mac OS X and other operating systems.

The swn file stores temporary data.

The default software associated to swn file type:

Vim icon

Vim  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  Bram Moolenaar

Vim is configurable text editor used to efficient text editing. It is based on the VI editor distributed with most UNIX operating systems.

Help how to open SWN files:

A *.tmp file is usually created by Vim for internal purposes and can't be opened directly.

How to convert file with extension SWN:

As far as we know, this .swn file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .swn file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open swn file, edit swn file, convert swn file, view swn file, play swn file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the swn files.

  • Create swn file
  • Others swn file

Programs that can create swn file - Vim temporary data

Click on the link to get more information about Vim for create swn file action.


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