An svm file extension is associated with the StarView metafile format. An svm file stores vector or bitmap graphics used with in Modules.

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

empty icon.svm - StarView metafile

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Software that open svm file

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SVM file extension - StarView metafile

What is svm file? How to open svm files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

svm file icon: svm filetype icon

The svm file extension is related to A StarView metafile is a file format used internally by glossary-term marker to store graphics.

Similar to the Windows metafile format,glossary-term marker a Starview metafile stores vector and bitmap graphics for use within modules. This makes it easier for each module to manage graphics between them.

For example, when you insert or copy images from among the different programs, particularly the drawing and presentation applicationsglossary-term marker the images are saved in the "SVM" format so that it can be easily manipulated within their respective documents.

The default software associated to open svm file:

Apache OpenOffice Draw ( Draw) icon Project Team logoApache OpenOffice Draw ( Draw)  Multiplatform software

Company or developer: Project Team

Apache OpenOffice Draw ( Draw) is a fully-featured graphic editor that allows users to draw quick sketches or complex diagrams. It is easy to use and has many nice features. Draw comes as part of productivity suite.

Apache OpenOffice ( icon Project Team logoApache OpenOffice (  Multiplatform software

Company or developer: Project Team

Apache OpenOffice ( is popular free office suite for variety of operating systems. is compatible with other major office suites. can create and edit documents (Writer), spreadsheets (Calc), presentations (Impress), graphics (Draw) and databases (Base). is localized in to 120 languages.

Help how to open:

Use Draw to view content of StarView metafiles.

How to convert:

Use Draw to transform *.svm files to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .svm 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 svm file, edit svm file, convert svm file, view svm file, play svm 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 svm files.

Software that open svm file - StarView metafile

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


Main software associated with svm file by default:
Apache OpenOffice Draw ( Draw) small icon Apache OpenOffice Draw ( Draw)
Other suggested software:
LibreOffice Draw small icon LibreOffice Draw

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