An sgml file extension is related to the Standard Generalized Markup Language file format used to transport of documents in a format independent of the device, system or application.

There is one other file type using
the SGML file extension!

empty icon.sgml - Encoded Archival Description Document

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What is sgml file? How to open sgml files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

The SGML file extension is associated with SGML - Standard Generalized Markup Language and used for files written in this language.

SGML is an international standard for the transport of documents in a format independent of the device, system or application and is constantly developed and revised.

HTML is an application of SGML, while XML is a metalanguage based on SGML, used for creating XML applications.

MIME types:
text/sgml
text/x-sgml
application/sgml
application/x-sgml

Help how to open SGML files:

Use compatible tools to work with *.sgml files.

How to convert file with extension SGML:

Conversion to other formats is not possible.

Related links:

SGML FAQ

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