What is a .SMT File And How To Open It – Autodesk (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .smt extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .smt file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .SMT file?

The .SMT file extension is Autodesk Shape Manager Text File. It was developed by Autodesk. This CAD software file is in text format.

What to know

There are currently 6 software that can open the .smt file on 5 platforms.

How to open a .SMT file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020, Autodesk Fusion 360, Autodesk FeatureCAM, Autodesk Moldflow Adviser and Microsoft Notepad software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SMT 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: 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 Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SMT file on Mac

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

1. The first step is to download the Autodesk Fusion 360 software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Autodesk AutoCAD 2020, Autodesk Fusion 360 and Apple TextEdit software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SMT 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: 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 Autodesk Fusion 360 software that 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 .SMT file on Android

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

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .SMT 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

To open the file, you will need to download the Autodesk Fusion 360 software. Please search for it in the Google Play Store and install it. You could also download the Autodesk Fusion 360 software. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Android.

How to open a .SMT file on iOS

There is easy way to open the .smt file on iOS.

Step 1

Image 1: Finding your files in the download folder

The first 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 2

Image2: Can’t open the file

In order to open the file, you will have to search for the Autodesk Fusion 360 in the iOS App Store software and install it. You could also download the Autodesk Fusion 360 software. Congratulations! You can now open your file on iOS.

How to open a .SMT file in the Browser

The currently known web apps that can open this file are: Autodesk Fusion 360. Just right click on the file and choose “Open With” on your OS.

Still cannot open the .SMT file?

If you cannot open the .SMT file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .SMT file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .smt – Samsung. 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 .SMT file with the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020, Autodesk Fusion 360, Autodesk FeatureCAM, Autodesk Moldflow Adviser, Microsoft Notepad programs on Windows, Autodesk Fusion 360, Autodesk AutoCAD 2020, Apple TextEdit programs on Mac, Autodesk Fusion 360 software on Android, Autodesk Fusion 360 software on iOS and Autodesk Fusion 360 program in the Browser.