What is a .SMC File And How To Open It (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .smc extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .smc file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .SMC file?

The .SMC file extension comes from Super Nintendo Game ROM. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a game related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .smc file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .SMC file?

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

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .smc file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Snes9x software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SMC file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: 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 Snes9x software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SMC file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .smc file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Snes9x software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Snes9x.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SMC 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: Clicking “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Snes9x software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .SMC file on Linux

To open the .smc file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Snes9x software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Snes9x software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .SMC file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Snes9x software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .SMC file?

If you cannot open the .SMC file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .SMC file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .smc – Solibri. 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 .SMC file with the Snes9x program on Windows, Snes9x program on Mac and Snes9x software on Linux.