What are FIG files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a FIG file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your FIG files.
What is a FIG file?
FIG files have multiple uses, and Playmation 3D Figure is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
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 ten different FIG openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: November 30, 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 file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Cabri 3D Figure
We know that one FIG format is Cabri 3D Figure. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
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.
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.
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.
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