FIL File Type- The quick facts
What are FIL files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a FIL 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 FIL file?
Files that have been given the .fil file extension are database storage files. These files are used by a number of computer applications including ACL for Windows, dBase, AVG Antivirus and Cardbox. These FIL files contain a list of database objects that have been stored within the database or an associated computer application.
On some occasions, the .fil file extension will also be given to files that have been created by the Zenworks Desktop Management application. These files are application source files that have been created by the Zenworks Desktop Management snAppShot utility.
The Symbian S60 smartphone application also uses the FIL file extension for rile that store Nokia logo images.
How to open FIL files
Important: Different programs may use files with the FIL file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your FIL 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 FIL openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: January 5, 2022
Suggest another file format using extension FIL
While we know of one file format using the .FIL file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .FIL file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of FIL files. Remember, different programs may use FIL files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.