SWP File Recovery

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SWP File Recovery

What is a .SWP file?

Swap file created by the Vi text editor or one of its variants such as Vim (Vi iMproved) and gVim; stores the recovery version of a file that is being edited in the program; also serves as a lock file so that no other Vi editing session can concurrently write to the file.

How to recover lost .SWP files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important .SWP file may be deleted.

By no means should you think that the only way to recover a .SWP file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering .SWP files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover .SWP files

Looking for a way to recover files?

In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

To do it:

1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

2. The program will run an automatic scan and display all hard disks and removable drives, physical and local disks connected to this PC.

3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover files, and select analysis type.

4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder «Content-Aware Analysis» and select the required file type.

6. Select the files you have been looking for and click «Recovery».

7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

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How to open file with .SWP extension?

Looking for how to open a vi swap file file?

Additional Information

Тип файла: Vi Swap File

Расширение файла: .SWP

Разработчик: Bill Joy

Категория: Misc Files

Формат: Binary

File Types that Using the SWP Extension:
- Vi Swap File
- Swap File

Programs that open SWP files

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