SWP file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .swp file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .swp file?
- What program do I need to open a .swp file?
- How can the .swp file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .swp files to another format?
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5 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
✅ General Swap File
SWP file is a General Swap File. Windows Swap file is a disk file used by Windows for its virtual memory. A virtual memory system temporarily stores segments of the application on disk when there is not enough memory to hold all the programs called for.
✅ SolidWorks Macro
SWP file is a SolidWorks Macro. SolidWorks is a 3D mechanical CAD (computer-aided design) program that runs on Microsoft Windows and was developed by SolidWorks Corporation.
✅ Vim Swap Data
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.
✅ Spider Writer Project
SWP file is a Spider Writer Project. Spider Writer is a text-based and WYSIWYG HTML editor, FTP client, image mapper and style editor suite.
✅ MegaHAL Keyword Swap Data
SWP file is a MegaHAL Keyword Swap Data. MegaHAL is a computer conversation simulator created by Jason Hutchens.
Other types of files may also use the .swp file extension.
🚫 The .swp file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
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🔴 Can't open a .swp 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 .swp 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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