Files with sym file extension can be typically found as various symbol libraries. Used in many programs.

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

empty icon.sym - Borland C++ precompiled header

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Software that open sym file

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SYM file extension - Symbols library

What is sym file? How to open sym files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

The sym file extension is generally used for files that contain several or more graphics symbols used in a program.

These files are used in numerous programs in different formats.

The default software associated to open sym file:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

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.

Help how to open:

These files are usually imported to supported programs to add the symbols saved within it.

How to convert:

We do not know about any possible conversion for this particular file type at this time.

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with sym file - Symbols library

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use sym file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open sym file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:



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