A smil file extension is related to the Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language that is used for authoring of interactive audiovisual presentations.

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

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SMIL file - Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language multimedia presentation

What is smil file? How to open smil files?

File type specification:

Internet related file type icon Internet related file type

smil file icon: smil filetype icon

The smil file extension is related to SMIL - Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language.

The Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language allows users to simple authoring of interactive audiovisual presentations.

SMIL is typically used for multimedia presentations which integrate streaming audio and video with images, text or any other media type.

SMIL is an easy-to-learn HTML-like language, and many SMIL presentations are written using a simple text-editor.

MIME types:
application/smil

Updated: March 27, 2018

The default software associated to smil file type:

RealPlayer icon

RealNetworks, Inc. logoRealPlayer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
RealNetworks, Inc.

RealPlayer is a media player that supports most audio and video format as well as some proprietary RealNetworks formats. it is available in versions for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

Help how to open:

Use RealPlayer to playback *.smil files. Use any text editor to view content of *.smil files.

How to convert:

Possibly can be converted like any other document formats.

Related links:

SMIL full overview

List of recommended software applications associated to the .smil 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 smil file, edit smil file, convert smil file, view smil file, play smil file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Play smil file

smil file players - programs that can play smil file - Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language multimedia presentation

Programs supporting the exension smil on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play smil file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with smil file by default:
RealPlayer small icon RealPlayer
Other suggested software:
KMPlayer small icon KMPlayer
Microsoft Internet Explorer small icon Microsoft Internet Explorer

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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