What is a .SMX File And How To Open It – MakeMusic (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .smx extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .smx file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .SMX file?

The file extension .SMX stands for SmartMusic XML File. The development of this file was done by MakeMusic. This data related file is in xml format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .smx file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .SMX file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .SMX file on various operating systems.

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

To open the .smx file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SMX 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the MakeMusic SmartMusic 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 .SMX file on Mac

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SMX 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 MakeMusic SmartMusic software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .SMX file?

If you cannot open the .SMX file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .SMX file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .smz – SMath, .smzip – StepMania, .sn1 – Tom Ehlert, .sn2 – Tom Ehlert, .sna – Tom Ehlert. 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 .SMX file with the MakeMusic SmartMusic program on Windows and MakeMusic SmartMusic program on Mac.