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.SWM File Extension

File TypeSplit Windows Imaging Format File

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CategoryDisk Image Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a SWM file?

File created by ImageX, a command-line program that allows users to create Windows disk images; contains one of multiple part files that have been split from a .WIM file; commonly used to create multiple smaller CD image files from a larger WIM file located on a DVD.

More Information

SWM files are typically located within a "sources" directory on each media disc. They may be reconstructed into the original WIM file using XImage.

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Programs that open SWM files
Microsoft ImageX
Updated 9/6/2012

.SWM Extension Information

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