What is a .SKM File And How To Open It – SK Telecom (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .skm extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .skm file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .SKM file?

The file extension .SKM comes from SK Telecom 3GP Video. It was developed by SK Telecom. This video related file is in binary format.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .skm file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .SKM file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .SKM file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .SKM file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .skm file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Gretech GOM Player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: VideoLAN VLC media player, Microsoft Windows Media Player and Gretech GOM Player.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SKM file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Gretech GOM Player software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SKM file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .skm file on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: VideoLAN VLC media player and Apple QuickTime Player.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SKM file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the VideoLAN VLC media player software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .SKM file on Linux

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .skm file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: VideoLAN VLC media player.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .SKM file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the VideoLAN VLC media player software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .SKM file?

If you are still unable to open the .SKM file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .SKM file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .skm – Trimble. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .SKM file with the Gretech GOM Player, VideoLAN VLC media player, Microsoft Windows Media Player programs on Windows, VideoLAN VLC media player, Apple QuickTime Player programs on Mac and VideoLAN VLC media player software on Linux.