File Extension Library

.FCS File Extension

  • Developer by: ISAC
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .FCS file?

.FCS file extension is created by ISAC. .FCS has been classified as Data Files. The format of .FCS file is Binary.

.FCS is Flow Cytometry Standard File

Data file standard used for writing and reading flow cytometry experiment data; contains one or more data sets, which are a collection of information produced by a cytometer.

The FSC standard is developed and maintained by the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry (ISAC). It was developed in 1984 and became a standard format supported by a large amount of flow cytometry software and hardware.

Flow cytometry is a biophysical technology for analyzing the chemical and physical characteristics of particles as they pass through a laser. It is used for cell sorting, biomarker detection, protein engineering, and cell counting and applied in basic research, clinical trials, and clinical practice. Most commonly, flow cytometry is used for diagnosing health disorders, such as blood cancers.

List of all softwares that can open the Flow Cytometry Standard File
Verity Software House V-Comp
Verity Software House V-Comp
File Type 2 FCEUX Save State File
Category: Game Files

Save state created by FCEUX, an NES, Famicom, and Famicom Disk System emulator; stores the complete state of a game at a point in time.

FCS files along with other FCEUX files are located in the ~/.fceux directory.

FCEUX is an advanced version of the FCE Ultra emulator. It is designed to provide functions from different FCE Ultra branches, such as FCEU rerecording, FCEUXD, and FCEUXDSP.

List of all softwares that can open the FCEUX Save State File
File Type 3 First Choice Spreadsheet
Category: Spreadsheet Files

Spreadsheet created with the First Choice productivity suite.

How to Open .FCS file on different platforms

Open .FCS File on Windows

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

Open .FCS File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .FCS 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 .FCS File on Linux

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

Open .FCS File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .FCS 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 .FCS 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 .FCS files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .FCS files

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