What is a .SMI File And How To Open It – Microsoft

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .smi extension. It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .smi file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .SMI file?

The .SMI file extension stands for SAMI Subtitles File. The creator of this file extension is Microsoft. This video related file is in text format.

What to know

There are currently 6 software that can open the .smi file on 4 platforms.

How to open a .SMI file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the URUWorks Subtitle Workshop software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Microsoft Windows Media Player, VideoLAN VLC media player, MPlayer, EZTitles and URUWorks Subtitle Workshop software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SMI 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the URUWorks Subtitle Workshop software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SMI file on Mac

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

1. The first step is to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is MPlayer and VideoLAN VLC media player.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SMI 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the VideoLAN VLC media player software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .SMI file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .smi 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. You can also use VideoLAN VLC media player software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .SMI 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. 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”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

How to open a .SMI file on Android

To open the .smi file on Android, please follow these easy steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .SMI file in the download folder

The first 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 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

While trying to open the file, it won’t work.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

You need to locate the Google Play Store and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

In order to open the file, you will have to search for the Bolero33 Soul Movie software and install it. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Android.

Still cannot open the .SMI file?

If you cannot open the .SMI file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .SMI file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .smi – Apple. 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 .SMI file with the URUWorks Subtitle Workshop, Microsoft Windows Media Player, VideoLAN VLC media player, MPlayer, EZTitles programs on Windows, VideoLAN VLC media player, MPlayer programs on Mac, VideoLAN VLC media player software on Linux and Bolero33 Soul Movie software on Android.