What is a .SMK File And How To Open It – RAD Game Tools (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .smk 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. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .smk file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .SMK file?

The file extension .SMK is Smacker Compressed Movie File. The developer of this file extension is RAD Game Tools. The file is a video related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .SMK file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .SMK file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use VideoLAN VLC media player software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SMK 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 right click on your file and choose “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 VideoLAN VLC media player software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SMK file on Mac

To open the .smk file on Mac, please follow these 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. The other software that you can use is VideoLAN VLC media player.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SMK 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 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”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .SMK file on Linux

The .smk file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .SMK 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .SMK file?

If you cannot open the .SMK file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .SMK file.sml – ESRI, .sml – SYMM Working Group, .smm – Samsung, .smm – EDINA, .smm – Samna. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .SMK file with the VideoLAN VLC media player program on Windows, VideoLAN VLC media player program on Mac and VideoLAN VLC media player software on Linux.