How to open FAIR files

Did your computer fail to open a FAIR file? We explain what FAIR files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your FAIR files.

What is a FAIR file?

The FAIR file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the FAIR file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the FAIR file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about FAIR files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

Generic FAIR

These apps are known to open certain types of FAIR files. Since many different programs may use FAIR files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific FAIR file.

ShoWorks Fair Management SoftwareShoWorks Fair Management SoftwareUser submitted
Fairmat AcademicFairmat AcademicUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with FAIR-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with FAIR-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!