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Details of the .swn file extension

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

  • What is the .swn file?
  • What program do I need to open a .swn file?
  • How can the .swn file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .swn?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .swn extension?
  • How can I convert .swn files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .swn?

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

.swp file extension details

Vim Swap Data

Vim Swap Data .swp file icon
SWP file is a Vim Swap Data. Vim is an advanced text editor that seeks to provide the power of the de-facto Unix editor Vi, with a more complete feature set. The first time a file is edited, the swap file name is file.txt.swp. If the editor is aborted and you start editing again, the next swap file is called file.txt.swo, and then file.txt.swn, and so on.
SWP format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: VIM
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
SWP aliases:
swm, swn, swo
SWP related links:
SWP related extensions:
Vim Script

Vim Runtime Configuration

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

.swn file extension error

The .swn file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

swm, swb, swj, swg, wn, ssn, san, snw, sen, cwn, sw, sn, wwn, sdn

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Splitted Windows Imaging File
SolidWorks Older Macro
Steel Detail Neutral File
SolidWorks Journal Data
Vim Swap Data
SWAG Pascal Snippets
WN Web Server Data
WriteNow Text
Samsung S Note File
Rebel Assault 2: The Hidden Empire Data
open .swn file

Can't open a .swn 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 .swn file association, check the FAQ.

.swn file extension

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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