Files with spn extension can be often found as special distribution data from Corel WordPerfect word editing tool.

There are 3 other file types using
the SPN file extension!

empty icon.spn - Spanish readme data

empty icon.spn - Canvas / Canvas X solid pen

empty icon.spn - Sealed PNG graphic

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Software that open spn file

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SPN file extension - Corel WordPerfect distribution definition

What is spn file? How to open spn files?

File type specification:

Settings, options, themes or skins file type icon Settings, options, themes or skins file type

spn file icon: spn filetype icon

File extension spn is associated with Corel WordPerfect, a word processing program, developed by Corel Corporation. Corel Word Perfect is part of Corel Word Perfect Office suite.

The spn file are used for distribution files. The distribution file, or distfile from now on, defines your distribution, distribution defines, options, included and excluded files and directories, license, and additional processing. Each distribution is defined in a separate file and the distributions are referenced by their file name.

Updated: November 30, 2023

The default software associated to open spn file:

Corel WordPerfect icon

Corel Corporation logoCorel WordPerfect  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Corel Corporation

WordPerfect is a word processor developed by Corel. Originally was released for MS-DOS, later ported to Unix and Mac. The latest versions are programed for Microsoft Windows and it is a part of Corel WordPerfect Office suite.

Corel WordPerfect Office icon

Corel Corporation logoCorel WordPerfect Office  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Corel Corporation

WordPerfect Office is an complete office suite developed by Corel Corporation. Latest version is WordPerfect Office X8, available in some editions: Home & Student, Standard and Professional.

Probably most known programs that are included in WordPerfect Office are word processor called WordPerfect, a spreadsheet Quattro Pro, presentation program Presentations and database management system Paradox.

Help how to open:

The spn files are used for internal purposes of Corel WordPerfect. However, definition files are often stored in text format, try text editor to view content of .spn files.

How to convert:

It does not seem to be possible to convert this type of .spn files to anything else.

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

Settings file type for software that use spn file - Corel WordPerfect distribution definition

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with spn file by default:
Corel WordPerfect small icon Corel WordPerfect
Corel WordPerfect Office small icon Corel WordPerfect Office

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