SharePoint Designer
  • Developer
    Microsoft Corporation
  • Category
  • Popularity
    0 ( votes)

What is SPDESIGNOPEN file?

Full format name of files that use SPDESIGNOPEN extension is SharePoint Designer. SharePoint Designer specification was created by Microsoft Corporation. Files with SPDESIGNOPEN extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. SPDESIGNOPEN file belongs to the Web Files category just like 303 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing SPDESIGNOPEN files is Office SharePoint Designer. Software named Office SharePoint Designer was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and SPDESIGNOPEN files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support SPDESIGNOPEN file extension

Programs that can handle SPDESIGNOPEN files are as follows. Files with SPDESIGNOPEN 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.

Programs that support SPDESIGNOPEN file

How to open file with SPDESIGNOPEN extension?

Being unable to open files with SPDESIGNOPEN extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to SharePoint Designer files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the Office SharePoint Designer

Problems with opening and working with SPDESIGNOPEN files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with SPDESIGNOPEN files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Office SharePoint Designer. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support SPDESIGNOPEN files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Office SharePoint Designer installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Microsoft Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of Office SharePoint Designer and update if needed

You still cannot access SPDESIGNOPEN files although Office SharePoint Designer is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Office SharePoint Designer cannot handle files with SPDESIGNOPEN may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Office SharePoint Designer should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate SharePoint Designer files with Office SharePoint Designer

If you have the latest version of Office SharePoint Designer installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage SPDESIGNOPEN on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the SPDESIGNOPEN file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Office SharePoint Designer is installed, check the Always use this app to open SPDESIGNOPEN files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected SPDESIGNOPEN file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Office SharePoint Designer and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with SPDESIGNOPEN extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the SPDESIGNOPEN is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the SPDESIGNOPEN file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. The SPDESIGNOPEN may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the SPDESIGNOPEN is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the SPDESIGNOPEN file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the SPDESIGNOPEN file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the SPDESIGNOPEN file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the SPDESIGNOPEN file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. If the SPDESIGNOPEN file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the SharePoint Designer file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Office SharePoint Designer

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with SharePoint Designer file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle SPDESIGNOPEN files.

Do you want to help?

If you have additional information about the SPDESIGNOPEN file, we will be grateful if you share it with our users. To do this, use the form here and send us your information on SPDESIGNOPEN file.

Top File Extensions
Show more
File Extension of the day
ifc icon


Industry Foundation Classes Format

IFC (Industry Foundation Classes) file extension is used by various BIM (Building Information Modeling) software for storing data related to constr...