Samsung Kies

Version3(as of 10/6/2016)
PlatformsWindows, Mac
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Rating:2.8  |  8 Votes

Main Features

  • Back up and transfer data to and from your device
  • Manage, view, and play photos, music, and video
  • Organize your media in photo albums and playlists
  • Update your device's firmware

Software Overview

Samsung Kies is a program used to manage Samsung mobile devices connected to a PC. The utility allows you to synchronize data between devices and update your device's firmware. The first version of Kies supports Samsung devices before Galaxy Note III while Kies 3 supports devices from Galaxy Note III and later (Android OS 4.3 and over).

The program allows you to back up and transfer data to and from your device. You can manage, view, and play music, photos, and videos in your library. Kies supports several audio formats such as MP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, M4A, AAC, 3GA, and FLAC. You can rate the songs and search them by artist, album, and genre. Image formats supported include JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF, and TIFF. Kies allows you to organize them by date, month, year, tag, and folder and create your own photo album.

Some of the video formats supported are AVI, WMV, MP4, MOV, FLV, DIVX, and ASF. You can organize your videos into a playlist. The software also helps keep your device firmware up-to-date by notifying you when any updates are available.

Samsung Kies is a helpful aid for users looking to manage their Samsung phone or tablet with their computer. It allows you to view and play your images, audio, and videos and update the firmware on your device. Samsung Kies is a useful device for managing Samsung phones and tablets.

Primary File Type

file  icon.SMESamsung Mobile Backup File

Supported File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.SMESamsung Mobile Backup File
.SBUSamsung Backup File
.SPBSamsung Kies Phonebook File
.SSMSamsung S Memo File

Additional Related File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.3GA3GPP Audio File
.AACAdvanced Audio Coding File
.ASFAdvanced Systems Format File
.AVIAudio Video Interleave File
.BMPBitmap Image
.DIVXDivX-Encoded Movie
.DUP0Kies Sync Duplicate File
.FLACFree Lossless Audio Codec File
.FLVFlash Video
.GIFGraphical Interchange Format File
.M4AMPEG-4 Audio
.MOVApple QuickTime Movie
.MP3MP3 Audio
.MP4MPEG-4 Video
.OGGOgg Vorbis Audio
.PNGPortable Network Graphic
.TIFTagged Image File
.TIFFTagged Image File Format
.WMAWindows Media Audio
.WMVWindows Media Video
Updated 10/6/2016