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.SYM File Extension

File Type 1Symbols File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
3.5 (2 Votes)
CategoryDeveloper Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

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

What is an SYM file?

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.

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Programs that open SYM files
Windows
Eclipse IDE for C Developers
Mac
Eclipse IDE for C Developers
GDB
Linux
Eclipse IDE for C Developers
GDB
Updated 5/26/2011

File Type 2gEDA Symbol File

DevelopergEDA
Popularity
2.5 (2 Votes)
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.

.SYM File Association 2

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.

Programs that open SYM files
Mac
gEDA
Linux
gEDA
Updated 9/25/2014

File Type 3TatukGIS Symbols File

DeveloperTatukGIS
Popularity
1.0 (1 Vote)
CategoryGIS Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

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

.SYM File Association 3

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.

Programs that open SYM files
Windows
TatukGIS Viewer
Updated 12/6/2012

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