The File Extensions Database


.FOG File Extension

  • Developer by: FontLab Ltd.
  • Category: Font and typeface Files

What is an .FOG file?

.FOG is Fontographer font database file

The fog file extension is mainly associated with the Fontographer, a software that allows users to create digital fonts available for Microsoft Windows and OS X (macOS) computers, originally developed by Macromedia and now by Adobe.

The fog file stores a font database.


How to open:

You can open these databases in Fontographer and perhaps other font managers.

How to convert:

Fontographer supports export to all kind of font formats, including OTF or TTF.

How to solve problems with FOG files

  • Associate the FOG file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any FOG file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.FOG files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the FOG file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .FOG is Fontographer font database file. Because only the current version supports the latest FOG file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the FontLab Ltd. manufacturer website after an available .FOG is Fontographer font database file update.
  • To make sure that your FOG file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.