FLI File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a FLI file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .FLI files.

What is a FLI file?

A .FLI file is an Autodesk Animator file. These FLI files contain the animations created in Autodesk Animator, a software designed to create 3D animations. You can create and save worlds for maps, render high-quality architectural visualizations, model interiors and objects, and animations with life-like features.

How to open FLI files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension FLI for different purposes.

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

Other file formats using extension .FLI

While Autodesk Animator is a popular type of FLI-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .FLI extension.

The FLI file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a FLI opener may not be able to open all kinds of FLI files. In this case, look through all formats to make sure you find the best suited FLI viewer.

Flexible Line Interpretation bitmap

These FLI files contain the images used on the Commodore 64, a popular home computer that was released in 1982. These files are accessed by computers that use a VIC graphics chip. You can use hacks to transcend the limitations of the images' standard graphics modes.

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

FLIC FLI video

Through our analysis of FLI files, we know that one use of the format is FLIC FLI video. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

QuickTimeQuickTimeUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
AVS Media PlayerAVS Media PlayerUser submitted
Total Video ConverterTotal Video ConverterUser submitted
MPC-HCMPC-HCUser submitted
MediaPlayerLiteMediaPlayerLiteUser submitted
QuickTime AlternativeQuickTime AlternativeUser submitted
ALLPlayerALLPlayerUser submitted
E.M. Total Video PlayerE.M. Total Video PlayerUser submitted
QvodPlayerQvodPlayerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with FLI-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with FLI-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!