The SMIL file extension is related to the Apple iOS operating system and used to store graphics smiley.

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

smil icon.smil - Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language multimedia presentation

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Software that works with smil file extension

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SMIL file - Apple iOS smiley (emoticon) file

What is smil file? How to open smil files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

The SMIL file extension is associated with the Apple iOS operating system for Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Apple TV devices. The *.smil file stores graphics smiley (emoticon) that can be inserted to the texts, messages etc.

The default software associated to smil file type:

Apple iOS icon

Apple, Inc. logoApple iOS  Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices) software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

Apple iOS is the latest version of iOS operating system for Apple mobile platform devices such as Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. iOS is based on XNU hybrid kernel from Mac OS X (macOS).

iOS contains multi-touch interface (also known as SpringBoard GUI), and various default apps, such as Phone, Mail, Safari, Music, Videos, Messages, Photos, Camera, FaceTime, Maps, Weather, Notes, etc. Other apps are available in App Store.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .smil 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 .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's database).

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

  • View smil file
  • Others smil file

smil file viewer - programs that view smil file - Apple iOS smiley (emoticon) file

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

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):

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