File Extension Library

.FAN File Extension

  • Developer by: AutoDesSys
  • Category: CAD Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .FAN file?

.FAN file extension is created by AutoDesSys. .FAN has been classified as CAD Files. The format of .FAN file is Binary.

.FAN is Form•Z Animation File

Three-dimensional model animation created by form•Z, a 3D modeling program; stores a timeline with a series of frames and viewing perspectives; used to store virtual walkthroughs and demonstrations for site construction projects, building interior showcasing, and other demos.

FAN files can be exported to .AVI and .MOV video formats for sharing with end users.

List of all softwares that can open the Form•Z Animation File
AutoDesSys form•Z
AutoDesSys form•Z
File Type 2 Finale Font Annotation File
Developer by: MakeMusic Category: Settings Files

File created by Finale, a music note production program; contains kerning data referenced by Finale to display specific spacing for characters in music fonts.

In Finale, every music font has a FAN file. FAN files that are in the Font Annotation folder are automatically loaded when starting Finale.

On a Mac, you can locate your FAN files by right-clicking the Finale app in the Finder window, select Show Package Contents → Contents → Resources → Font Annotation. All of the FAN files are located in the Font Annotation folder.

List of all softwares that can open the Finale Font Annotation File
MakeMusic Finale
MakeMusic Finale

How to Open .FAN file on different platforms

Open .FAN File on Windows

  • Right-click a .FAN
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .FAN file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .FAN files" Press "Ok"

Open .FAN File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .FAN file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .FAN File on Linux

Right click on the .FAN file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .FAN File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .FAN file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .FAN File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .FAN files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .FAN files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .FAN files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .FAN file format
  2. You need to check the .FAN file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)