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SMD file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .smd file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .smd file?
  • What program do I need to open a .smd file?
  • How can the .smd file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .smd files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Sega Genesis ROM

SMD file is a Sega Genesis ROM (SUPER MAGICDRIVE) Image. The SMD format is a Genesis ROM format which must be decoded to be manipulated as normal Genesis cartridge data. SMD files consist of a series of 16KB blocks of data with their odd bytes at the beginning, and even bytes at the end.
SMD format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: Kega
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
SMD aliases:
SMD related links:
SMD related extensions:
Virtual Boy ROM

Atari 2600 ROM Image

Nintendo GameBoy ROM Image







Gamecube Disk Image

Other types of files may also use the .smd file extension.

🚫 The .smd file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

cmd, emd, md, msd, qmd, sd, sdm, shd, sjd, skd, sld, sm, smc, sme, smf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Intuit Quicken Backup Data
SmartCAM Manufacture File
QSlim 3D Model
OpenOffice Math Formula
Lowrance StructureMap File
Sound Designer Audio
TIFF Screened Data
GameJack Disk Image Descriptor
STK Satellite Database Main File
ArcGIS Service Definition Data

🔴 Can't open a .smd file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .smd file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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