File Extension Library

.FMT File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files

What are .FMT files and how to open them?

Can't open .FMT file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .FMT file.

What is a .FMT file extension?

.FMT file extension is created by Microsoft. .FMT has been classified as Settings Files.

.FMT is FoxPro Format File

A FMT file is a format settings file created by FoxPro, a database development system. It contains settings referenced by FoxPro to specify data formats and validate data entered into FoxPro tables.

FoxPro is a programming language and database management system. It was originally released in 1989 by Fox Software then acquired by Microsoft in 1992. It eventually became Visual FoxPro and was used to manage large volumes of data for desktop, distributed client, client/server, rich client, and web database applications. Visual FoxPro was eventually discontinued with the last version (9) released in 2004 and last updated in 2007.

List of all softwares that can open the FoxPro Format File
Microsoft Visual FoxPro
File Type 2:

WinRAR Format File

Developer by: WinRAR Category: Data Files Format: Binary

Application support file used by WinRAR, a file compression and decompression program most often used for .RAR files; contains data used to support different compression formats in the software; saved in the \Formats\ directory of the WinRAR installation.

Example FMT files included with the WinRAR installation include 7z.fmt (for .7Z files), gz.fmt (for .GZ files), and iso.fmt (for .ISO files).

List of all softwares that can open the WinRAR Format File
WinRAR 5

How to fix problems with .FMT files

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