File Extension SMST

  • Full name
    Adobe Soundbooth Music Score Toolkit
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems Incorporated
Have you encountered a problem with a SMST file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a SMST file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your SMST file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is SMST file?

With the file extension SMST so-called Score Toolkit documents of the audio editing software Soundbooth are marked. Scores are music parts that are self-adjusting to user specifications. For example, the length of a piece of music is automatically adjusted to the length of a video, rearranging the structure.

More info

SMST files contain the settings as well as project data for creating scores. Smst files can not be processed by Soundbooth. The actual scores have to be exported in the toolkit as a score template (ending sbst) in order to use them in Soundbooth.

The Soundbooth Score Toolkit can be downloaded for free from Adobe. Soundbooth was officially discontinued in 2011 and replaced with Audition. Audition can not handle SMST files.

Programs which can open a SMST file

How to open file with SMST extension?

In order to open a file with SMST extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening SMST file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with SMST files, follow the instructions below.
Install Adobe Soundbooth or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening SMST files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support SMST files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of SMST files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.

Set Adobe Soundbooth as the default program for opening SMST files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate SMST files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the Adobe Soundbooth applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where Adobe Soundbooth has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with SMST files

Sometimes problems with opening SMST files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • SMST files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open SMST files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • SMST file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)

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