File Extension Library

.FOT File Extension

  • Category: Font Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .FOT files and how to open them?

Can't open .FOT 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 .FOT file.

What is a .FOT file extension?

.FOT file extension has been classified as Font Files. The format of .FOT file is Binary

.FOT is Font Resource File

Font file used by Windows and applications that support TrueType fonts (.TTF files); contains font information and is used to install and configure an associated TrueType font; often used by application installers when installing fonts.

FOT files are used in the process of installing "embedded fonts" in Windows. Embedded fonts allow fonts to be transferred between computers and require a FOT font resource file in addition to the TrueType font. The FOT file contains the information that Windows needs to recognize and install the font. The Windows API includes a function called CreateScalableFontResource that can be used for creating FOT files.

List of all softwares that can open the Font Resource File
Microsoft Windows

How to fix problems with .FOT files

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