Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language File

File Extension:.smil
Developer:SYMM Working Group
Updated:2010-12-21 18:35:25
Hex:3C 73 6D 69 6C 3E


Multimedia presentations use a file called a Smil file which contains the information needed for the presentation and use the extension .smil

A smil file is made up of the following components.

  » Layout

  » Timeline

  » Source

SMil means Synchronized Multimedia Intergration Language, this is based on xml and uses tags which are case sensitive.

Smil files start and end with the following tags

<smil> </smil>

The file needs to have a body tag.

<body> </body>

The header part of the file contains information regarding page layout and meta information.

Compatible Programs

  » ACDSee Photomanager

  » Apple QuickTime Player

  » Internet Explorer

  » Real Player

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