Files with snp suffix are most notably known to be snapshots generated from older Microsoft Access databases. Used for viewing purposes only.

There are 4 other file types using
the SNP file extension!

empty icon.snp - CoffeeCup HTML Editor snippet

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empty icon.snp - SQL Compare file

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SNP file extension - Microsoft Access report shapshot

What is snp file? How to open snp files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

Microsoft Office file type icon Microsoft Office file type

snp file icon: snp filetype icon

The snp file extension is mainly known to be used Microsoft Access, database management system from Microsoft Office Suite and used for one of the default file types.

A snp is a snapshot generated for reporting and previewing purpose, so even users without MS Access can view and print it.

Basically, it's picture. To be more specific it is a cab file that contains .emf files for all pages to reproduce the content.

As such, it is not possible to edit anything, just view it like any picture using special viewer (SnapView for example).

The function was removed in MS Access 2010 and from this version onward the program does no longer use this file type.

The default software associated to snp file type:

Snapshot Viewer picture or screenshot

Microsoft Corporation logoSnapshot Viewer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Snapshot Viewer is used to view report snapshots from Microsoft Access.

Help how to open SNP files:

Use the Snapview or similar viewer to view and print .snp snapshots.

How to convert file with extension SNP:

Snapshots can be exported or printed to PDF or any bitmap image like JPG/PNG. They are not meant to be edited any further.

Find conversions from snp file:

snp to pdf

Find converter to snp file type:

csv to snp

mdb to snp

File identification strings:

HEX code: 4D 53 43 46

Related links:

SNP format at Wikipedia

List of software applications associated to the .snp file extension

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

  • Open snp file
  • View snp file
  • Create snp file
  • Import snp file
  • Others snp file

Software that open snp file - Microsoft Access report shapshot

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open snp file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with snp file by default:
Snapshot Viewer
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Access small icon Microsoft Access

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