Windows 10: Unable to open .svg files with Microsoft Photos Solved

  1.    29 Mar 2016 #1

    Unable to open .svg files with Microsoft Photos


    Unable to select Microsoft Photos app for .svg file association when using the Open With context menu

    So I tried installing ownership context menu to actually access the Microsoft Photos app, which pointed to the directory, C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\

    But there is no exe in that folder, and it seems when checking task manager and opening file location of the Microsoft Photos app when it's open, it points to a created folder inside the above folder. So it creates an individual folder each time the application is open.

    The option isn't under Settings \ System \ Default Apps \ Choose default application by file type

    Again, I run into the same problem without being able to select the application when trying to choose based on the .svg extension.

    So there is no way of selecting the Microsoft Photos app to associate with .svg

    So I'm kinda out of ideas here, assistance / thoughts appreciated

    Cheers
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  2.    29 Mar 2016 #2

    so windows 10 cannot open .svg files?
    Last edited by krohm; 01 Apr 2016 at 01:17.
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  3.    02 Apr 2016 #3

    I converted them using this online tool, Convert SVG to JPG. Online & Free - Convertio
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  4. davidhk's Avatar
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       02 Apr 2016 #4

    Try using Open With and select your browser to open .svg files.
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