FP3 File Type- The quick facts
What are FP3 files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a FP3 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 FP3 file?
The .fp3 file extension is used for a database file format, which was developed by FileMaker, Inc. for a version of their main software product. Also known as FileMaker Pro database files, these FP3 files contain database details that have been stored using version 3 of the FILEMaker Pro software. These .fp3 files may also contain metadata details that are associated with the database that was created using FileMaker Pro v3.FileMaker Pro v3 is a database authoring and management application for Windows PCs. Newer versions of this database creation and management tool have also been released for Mac OS X computers. This software provides a set of tools to build and edit databases for these platforms.FileMaker Pro v3 can be used to open and view the data stored in these FP3 files. This software can also be used to edit the content of these .fp3 files.
How to open FP3 files
Important: Different programs may use files with the FP3 file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your FP3 file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 7 different FP3 openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: December 15, 2021
Suggest another file format using extension FP3
While we know of one file format using the .FP3 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 .FP3 file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of FP3 files. Remember, different programs may use FP3 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.