File Extension Library

.FOL File Extension

  • Developer by: SoftKey
  • Category: Database Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .FOL file?

.FOL file extension is created by SoftKey. .FOL has been classified as Database Files. The format of .FOL file is Binary.

.FOL is PFS First Choice Database File

Database file created by Personal Filing System (PFS) First Choice, a DOS-based program developed during early versions of Windows to create databases with flat files; contains data stored as a collection of fields with their types and values; used to store and query various types of data as well as create reports.

FOL files are extremely rare and are no longer supported. They may be converted into usable data formats using FirstOut or first2html. PFS First Choice considered abandonware.

How to Open .FOL file on different platforms

Open .FOL File on Windows

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

Open .FOL File on Mac

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

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

Open .FOL File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .FOL files

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