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.SYM File Extension

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File Type 1Symbols File

DeveloperN/A
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CategoryDeveloper Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Developer file used by software development applications; saves non-essential information for the actual program binary executable files, but instead contains symbols that can be used for gathering program information while debugging; can include function and variable names and other useful debugging information.

Program(s) that open .SYM files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Eclipse IDE for C Developers
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Eclipse IDE for C Developers
GDB
Linux LogoLinux
Eclipse IDE for C Developers
GDB
Updated 5/26/2011

File Type 2gEDA Symbol File

DevelopergEDA
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CategoryCAD Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

Definition

Symbol file created and used by gEDA, a CAD suite used to design PCB layouts and electronic schematics; stores symbol data, which includes the gEDA/gaf format version and XY coordinates for lines, boxes, circles, arcs, text, and pins.

More Information

The SYM file format is similar to the .SCH file used by gEDA. They both store the format version, which is the first line in the file, and contain objects, with related data. Both SYM and SCH files are used by gEDA for creating the layout of electronic circuits.

Program(s) that open .SYM files
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
gEDA
Linux LogoLinux
gEDA
Updated 9/25/2014

File Type 3TatukGIS Symbols File

DeveloperTatukGIS
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CategoryGIS Files
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File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

File used by TatukGIS mapping software; saves a symbol, which is a shape or object that can be placed on the map and scaled according to the map system coordinates; used for marking boundaries and points of interest.

Program(s) that open .SYM files
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TatukGIS Viewer
Updated 12/6/2012