What is a .SYN File And How To Open It – Helios Software Solutions (Guide)


While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .syn extension. 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 .syn file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .SYN file?

The .SYN file extension is TextPad Syntax File. This file extension belongs to the developer Helios Software Solutions. This plugin related file is in text format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .syn file on 1 platform.

How to open a .SYN file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .SYN file on various operating systems.

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

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SYN 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Helios TextPad software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .SYN file?

If you cannot open the .SYN file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .SYN file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .syn – David Billen, .syn – Clyde Broadcast, .syn – Adobe Systems. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .SYN file with the Helios TextPad program on Windows.