FMT File - opening and understanding

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

What is a FMT file?

Files that contain the .fmt file extension are most commonly associated with the FoxPro data-centric programming language.

The FMT files that are associated with FoxPro specify data formats that are used by the language and are used to validate data that has been entered into associated FoxPro tables.

The Microsoft Schedule+ software application has also been known to use the .fmt file suffix. These FMT files contain print files that are to be printed from the Schedule+ software.

The Sandisk Sansa portable media player also uses the .fmt file extension. These FMT files are format files that are used by the Sansa for playback of audio recordings.

How to open FMT 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 FMT for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different FMT openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension FMT

While we know of one file format using the .FMT 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 .FMT file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

OASysOASysUser submitted
EXDFMTEXDFMTUser submitted
Tharo EASYLABELTharo EASYLABELUser submitted
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
sakura editorsakura editorUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with FMT-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 FMT-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!