FP3 File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a FP3 file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .FP3 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

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension FP3 for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 7 different FP3 openers which you will find listed below.

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 viewers for this file format

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.

FileMaker ProFileMaker ProUser submitted
FastReport DesignerFastReport DesignerUser submitted
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
FP3 PlayerFP3 PlayerUser submitted
FastReport ViewerFastReport ViewerUser submitted
FX EquationFX EquationUser submitted
Gnostice ONEViewGnostice ONEViewUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with FP3-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 FP3-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!