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

empty icon.swp - Swap file [common]

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empty icon.swp - MegaHAL keyword swap data

empty icon.swp - Omron Syswin API description

swp icon.swp - SolidWorks macro feature

empty icon.swp - Spider Writer project file

empty icon.swp - Borland Sprint document backup

SWP file extension - Vim swap data

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 Vim, a highly configurable text editing program, available for Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux and other platforms.

The swp file contains temporary data.

The default software associated to open swp 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:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

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 - Vim swap data

Click on the software link for more information about Vim. Vim 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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