.SKEIN File Extension

Skein XML File

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Category Game Files
Format XML

What is an SKEIN file?

An SKEIN file is data file created by text adventure machines, such as Zoom, and Inform, an IDE for creating Interactive Fiction (IF) games. It contains a recording and transcript of the players' actions during the game in XML format. SKEIN files are saved by the user and sent to the author of the game as a bug report so the issue can be fixed.

More Information

To create an SKEIN file in Zoom, select File → Save Skein..., name the file, choose the save location, and click Save.

How to open an SKEIN file

You can open an SKEIN file in Zoom. To do so, select Story → Skein.

Since SKEIN files are saved in XML format, they can also be opened with various XML and plain text editors, such as Microsoft XML Notepad (Windows), XMLBlueprint XML Editor (Windows), JAPISoft EditiX (macOS), Bare Bones BBEdit (macOS), and SCREEM (Linux).

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Programs that open SKEIN files

Any XML editor
Any XML editor
Any XML editor
Updated November 18, 2020

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