Files with skn file extension can be commonly found as various skin files for programs that are used to change the look of the program.

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

empty icon.skn - The Sims 3D body mesh skin data

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Software that open skn file

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SKN file extension - Skin

What is skn file? How to open skn files?

The skn file extension is frequently used for files that contains skins. Skins generally change the appearance of graphic user interface of certain program to change its look - and just that. Skins do not contain any additional data or add-ons for the programs, it is just pure aesthetical thing.

Programs usually contain one or more skins so user can customize the interface. Skins are also very popular amongst users and fan-made ones are often exchanged on internet. Most notably, skn file extension is used for skins in Symbian OS.

These files are only usable in the program for which they are meant. They won't work in anything else.

The default software associated to open skn file:

XnView MP icon

Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet logoXnView MP  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet

A free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats and also supports export to 70 different file formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS (OS X).

Help how to open:

Skins can be applied to supported programs to change the graphics and styles of the user interface.

How to convert:

You probably won't find a converted that would be able to convert any *.skn files. However specialized editors may help you adjust some skin types.

List of software applications associated to the .skn file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open skn file, edit skn file, convert skn file, view skn file, play skn 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 skn files.

skn file viewer - programs that view skn file - Skin

Programs supporting the exension skn on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about XnView MP for view skn file action.


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