.SNIPPET File Extension
File TypeVisual Studio IntelliSense Code Snippet
What is an SNIPPET file?
Section of programming code saved in XML format; code snippets can be saved from Visual Basic, Visual C#, and Visual J projects; they can be edited using the Code Snippet Editor and managed using the Code Snippets Manager.
The Office2007XMLSnippets.msi installation package can be downloaded from Microsoft to customize Office 2007 programs. Snippet files should be installed within the \Visual Studio 2005\Code Snippets\Code Snippets\ directory.