SNIPPET file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .snippet file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .snippet file?
- What program do I need to open a .snippet file?
- How can the .snippet file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .snippet files to another format?
Table of Contents
- ✅ Visual Studio IntelliSense Code Snippet
- 🔄 .snippet file converters
- 🚫 .snippet file related errors
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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
✅ Visual Studio IntelliSense Code Snippet
The SNIPPET file is a Visual Studio IntelliSense Code Snippet. IntelliSense Code Snippets are XML files with a .snippet file name extension that adhere to the IntelliSense Code Snippet XML schema.
Other types of files may also use the .snippet file extension.
🔴 Can't open a .snippet 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 .snippet 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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