FIG File Type

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What are FIG files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a FIG file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a FIG file?

FIG files have multiple uses, and Playmation 3D Figure is one of them.

Playmation 3D Figure

Playmation is a 3D design software for the Commodore Amiga, a home computer popular in the 1990s.

How to open FIG files

Important: Different programs may use files with the FIG file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your FIG file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different FIG openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: June 8, 2022

All known file formats using extension .FIG

While Playmation 3D Figure is a popular type of FIG-file, we know of 4 different uses of the .FIG extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

DeskMate Draw Drawing

DeskMate provides a graphical user environment to non-graphical operating systems. It was developed for the TRSDOS Operating System used on the Tandy TRS-80 line of computers and later for MS-DOS too.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different FIG openers which you will find listed below.

FIG Vector Drawing

The .fig file extension is usually associated with the Xfig file format. The FIG files contain line drawings that are stored as vector images. These files may contain shapes, lines, splines, arcs, arrows, text objects, images, patterns, and colors.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different FIG openers which you will find listed below.

More file formats using the FIG extension

Through our research of FIG files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Cabri 3D Figure

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of FIG files. Remember, different programs may use FIG files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

MATLABMATLABUser submitted
Snes9X SNES EmulatorSnes9X SNES EmulatorUser submitted
Cabri II PlusCabri II PlusUser submitted
ImageMagickImageMagickUser submitted
WinDS PRO AppsWinDS PRO AppsUser submitted
TransCADTransCADUser submitted
CadpacCadpacUser submitted
Find-itFind-itUser submitted
WinFIG ApplicationWinFIG ApplicationUser submitted
MaptitudeMaptitudeUser submitted

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