Files with swo extension seems to be mainly encountered as temporary files from Vim text editing software.

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Software that open swo file

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SWO file extension - Vim temporary data

What is swo file? How to open swo files?

File type specification:

Temporary file type icon Temporary file type

File extension swo is best known for its use in Vim, a configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing for Windows, Unix, Linux, Mac OS X (macOS) and other operating systems.

This type of .swo file stores temporary data.

The default software associated to open swo file:

Vim icon

Vim  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Bram Moolenaar

Vim is configurable text editor used to efficient text editing. It is based on the VI editor distributed with most UNIX operating systems.

Help how to open:

You cannot access these files manually, they are generated for temporary purposes only.

How to convert:

Temporary files are generally not meant to be converted to anything else.

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

Programs that can create swo file - Vim temporary data

Programs supporting the exension swo on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Vim for create swo file action.


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