File Type WCF Web Service File IconWCF Web Service File
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Open manually; may be referenced by an application
Popularity ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆  Uncommon

An SVC file contains a small snippet of code that defines a Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) service. When referenced, the file activates a specific service in response to the incoming data. This service is run using Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS).

Info About Microsoft Internet Information Services

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) is a collection of Internet services that can be run using a Windows server. It was introduced with Windows NT and is now part of Windows Server and other versions of Windows. IIS is commonly used for hosting websites and includes HTTP, security, caching, and data logging features.

Open With

IconMicrosoft Internet Information Services (IIS)

IconMicrosoft Visual Studio

Updated November 18, 2009
Information from the PC File Extensions Reference