There are 7 other file types using
the SWP file extension!

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empty icon.swp - Vim swap data

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SWP file extension - MegaHAL keyword swap file

What is swp file? How to open swp files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The SWP file extension is associated with the MegaHAL an application used to simulate conversation between humans that is available for Linux operating system. The .swp file stores keyboard swap data.

The default software associated to open swp file:

MegaHAL picture or screenshot

Ai Research logoMegaHAL  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
Ai Research

MegaHAL is a computer program which give the appearance of conversing with a user in natural language. MegaHAL is able to construct a model of language based on the evidence it encounters while conversing with the user.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .swp file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with swp file - MegaHAL keyword swap file

Click on the software link for more information about MegaHAL. MegaHAL uses swp file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).


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