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.FIG File Extension

  • Developer by: The MathWorks
  • Category: Data Files

What is an .FIG file?

.FIG file extension is created by The MathWorks. .FIG has been classified as Data Files.

.FIG is MATLAB Figure File

A FIG file contains a figure created by The MathWorks MATLAB, an application used for mathematical computations. It stores one or more plots or graphs, which are used to visualize data.

In MATLAB, a figure is the window that contains graphics output from mathematical data. The figure function creates a figure (window), which allows users to insert plots and graphs. You can open a FIG file using the openfig(filename) function and save a figure as a FIG file with the saveas(fig,filename) function. In the MATLAB application interface, you can save a FIG file by selecting File → Save or you can export it to an image, such as .JPG or .PNG, by selecting File → Export.

List of all softwares that can open the MATLAB Figure File
The MathWorks MATLAB
The MathWorks MATLAB
The MathWorks MATLAB
File Type 2:

Xfig Drawing

Developer by: Xfig Category: Vector Image Files

Line drawing saved in the Xfig format; stored as a vector image that may include lines, shapes, arcs, splines, arrows, and text objects; may also include images, colors, and patterns.

The Xfig format was originally developed for the Xfig drawing program, but is now also recognized by other drawing programs.

File Type 3:

3ds Max Figure File

Developer by: Autodesk Category: 3D Image Files

3D model file used by 3ds Max, a 3D modeling and animation program; stores the figure structure for a biped, which is a two-footed figure; stores all link positions, twist links, and the scales for the current pose; allows modelers to save a biped's structure and then rig similar characters with the same poses.

FIG files are often saved with .CAL files, which add pose adjustment information.

NOTE: FIG files do not contain actual skeletal mesh or animation data.

List of all softwares that can open the 3ds Max Figure File
Autodesk 3ds Max 2018

How to Open .FIG file on different platforms

Open .FIG File on Windows

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

Open .FIG File on Mac

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

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

Open .FIG File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .FIG files

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