What is a .SVM File And How To Open It – StarDivision (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .svm 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 .svm file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .SVM file?

The file extension .SVM comes from StarView Metafile. The development of this file was done by StarDivision. The file has the binary format, and it is a vector related file.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .svm file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .SVM file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the LibreOffice software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use OpenOffice Draw, OpenOffice Impress and LibreOffice software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SVM 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: 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 LibreOffice software that 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 .SVM file on Mac

The .svm file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the LibreOffice software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is OpenOffice Draw, OpenOffice Impress and LibreOffice.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SVM 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 LibreOffice software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .SVM file on Linux

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

1. The first step is to download the LibreOffice software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use OpenOffice Draw, OpenOffice Impress and LibreOffice software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .SVM 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

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

Still cannot open the .SVM file?

If you cannot open the .SVM file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .SVM file.svn-base – The Apache Project, .svn-work – CollabNet, .svp – INSIGHT, .svq – Roland Corporation, .svr – Superscape. 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 .SVM file with the LibreOffice, OpenOffice Draw, OpenOffice Impress programs on Windows, LibreOffice, OpenOffice Draw, OpenOffice Impress programs on Mac and LibreOffice, OpenOffice Draw, OpenOffice Impress software on Linux.