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SMT File Format Converter

Dec. 06, 2023

How do I convert SMT files?

SMT is a Gerber file used as a standardized format for describing the top solder mask of a printed circuit board (PCB). Several other formats are included in the Gerber family to describe layers or relevant data related to PCBs, such as PLS, DRD or TOP. SMT files are created with Orcad software and usually serve as input files for photoplotters or similar equipment that produces PCBs.

The quick and simple way to handle your files is to get a quality piece of software, such as reaConverter. This software is extremely efficient in managing a wide range of batch conversions. As you will soon realize, reaConverter will help you avoid spending countless hours trying to figure out how to convert multiple SMT files as once.

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Command-line interface

Advanced users can convert SMT files via command-line interface in manual or automated mode. You are welcome to contact our technical support when you have any questions about reaConverter.

Below is a table that list programs that support SMT files. Files with SMT extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Full format name of files that use SMT extension is Samsung Theme Format. Samsung Theme Format format was developed by Samsung. Files with SMT extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. SMT file belongs to the Settings Files category just like 1305 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing SMT files is Samsung Theme Designer . On the official website of Samsung Group developer not only will you find detailed information about theSamsung Theme Designer software, but also about SMT and other supported file formats.

How to open file with SMT extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening SMT files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with SMT files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install Samsung Theme Designer software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening SMT files is that no program that can handle SMT files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Samsung Theme Designer and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Samsung Theme Designer website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Samsung Theme Designer and update if needed

If you already have Samsung Theme Designer installed on your systems and SMT files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why SMT files are not compatible with Samsung Theme Designer. The latest version of Samsung Theme Designer should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Samsung Theme Format files with Samsung Theme Designer

If you have the latest version of Samsung Theme Designer installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage SMT on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the SMT file and choose

    Open with

    option
  • Next, select the

    Choose another app

    option and then using

    More apps

    open the list of available applications
  • Finally select

    Look for another app on this PC

    , point to the folder where Samsung Theme Designer is installed, check the Always use this app to open SMT files box and conform your selection by clicking

    OK

    button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with SMT extension, select

    Information

  • Open the

    Open with

    section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking

    Change all

  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with SMT extension. Next, click the

    Continue

    button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the SMT is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper SMT file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the SMT in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the SMT is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. SMT file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the SMT file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with SMT extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Samsung Theme Designer

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with SMT extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Samsung Theme Format files. It may be the case that the SMT files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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