SYM file: How can I open a .SYM file?
The table below provides useful information about the .sym file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .sym file?
- What program do I need to open a .sym file?
- How can the .sym file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .sym files to another format?
We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource.
✅ Lotus Freelance Graphics Symbol
The SYM file is a Lotus Freelance Graphics Symbol. Lotus Freelance Graphics is an information graphics and presentation program developed by Lotus Software. Lotus Freelance Graphics is a part of the Lotus SmartSuite.
✅ VariCAD Symbol Library
The SYM file is a VariCAD Symbol Library. VariCAD is a computer program for 3D/2D CAD and mechanical engineering. SYM symbol libraries containing 2D symbols.
✅ gEDA Symbol Data
The SYM file is a gEDA Symbol Data. GEDA is a set of software applications (CAD tools) used for electronic design released under the GPL.
✅ Borland C++ Precompiled Header
The SYM file is a Borland C++ Precompiled Header. Borland C++ is a C and C++ programming IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows.
✅ Vector CAD Variables Data
The SYM file is a Vector CAD Variables Data. Vector CAD is a nurbs based, 3D wire frame and surface design program.
✅ TatukGIS Symbols Data
The SYM file is a TatukGIS Symbols Data. TatukGIS is a GIS development toolkit. TTKGP file is a TatukGIS specific file which organizes all the layers of a GIS project and holds all the visual layer properties relating to the rendered appearance of each map layer.
✅ PTC Creo Drawing Symbol Data
The SYM file is a PTC Creo Drawing Symbol Data. PTC Creo is a scalable, interoperable suite of product design software.
⚠ Be careful with .sym files.
It's important to know that the .sym file extension can be used by various programs, not just the ones you expect. This includes potentially harmful software or malware that might create .sym files. Be cautious when dealing with .sym files from unknown sources.
🚫 The .sym file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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🔴 Can't open a .sym 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:
Select an app to open this .sym file
It means that the operating system does not have a default app associated with the .sym file type. To resolve this issue and open the file, you can take the following steps:
- Right-click on the .sym file. A context menu will appear.
- From the context menu, select Open with. Windows will display a list of recommended apps.
- If the desired app is listed, select it from the provided options.
- If you cannot find the appropriate app, you may need to install software that supports the specific file type.
If you don't know how to change the default app for the .sym file, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. The extension of a file serves as a hint to the operating system and various software programs about the type of data contained within the file. When you alter a file's extension, you essentially modify how software applications interpret and handle that file. Every file has a specific format, also known as its file type or file format. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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