FOR File Type

- The quick facts

What are FOR files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a FOR 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 FOR file?

The FOR file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the FOR file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the FOR file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about FOR files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

How to open FOR files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 20 different FOR openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Microsoft Fortran PowerStationMicrosoft Fortran PowerStationUser submitted
FORCEFORCEUser submitted
Fortran BuilderFortran BuilderUser submitted
Open WatcomOpen WatcomUser submitted
PlatoPlatoUser submitted
Simply FortranSimply FortranUser submitted
Absoft EditorAbsoft EditorUser submitted
Notepad++Notepad++User submitted
QMF for WorkstationQMF for WorkstationUser submitted
CorVu Business Performance Management SystemCorVu Business Performance Management SystemUser submitted
General CPadGeneral CPadUser submitted
Emperor ApplicationEmperor ApplicationUser submitted
Lundagrossistens produktkatalogLundagrossistens produktkatalogUser submitted
NavigatorNavigatorUser submitted
Forma3DForma3DUser submitted
EmacsEmacsUser submitted
NAG Fortran BuilderNAG Fortran BuilderUser submitted
SKS BUSINESSSKS BUSINESSUser submitted
42 ERP42 ERPUser submitted
edit Applicationedit ApplicationUser submitted

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