SWP file extension - Swap file
What is swp file? How to open swp files?
File type specification:
The swp file extension is generally related to so called Swap files.
In computer operating systems that have their main memory divided into pages, paging (sometimes called swapping) is a transfer of pages between main memory and an auxiliary store, such as hard disk drive.
Paging is an important part of virtual memory implementation in most contemporary general-purpose operating systems, allowing them to easily use disk storage for data that does not fit into physical RAM. Paging is usually implemented as a task built into the kernel of the operating system.
The default software associated to swp file type:
Company or developer:
Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp.. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS. MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.
List of software applications associated to the .swp file extension
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that can be done with the file: like open swp file, edit swp file, convert swp file, view swp file, play swp file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
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- Create swp file
- Others swp file