Informations about the FAM filename extension and the file formats associated with it
We collected the information you should know about the .fam filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .fam file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.
2 filename extension(s) are in our database
.fam - Falcon Compiled Module
The FAM file is a Development file, which is connected to the Falcon Compiled Module according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Falcon Compiled Module (.fam) files can be opened or converted with the help of Falcon.
.fam - PLINK Individual Information File
The FAM file is a Data file, which is connected to the PLINK Individual Information File according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the PLINK Individual Information File (.fam) files can be opened or converted with the help of PLINK.
- Format description:
- FAM format
- Magic string:
- - / -
- Related links:
- Related extensions:
Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .fam file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .fam extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .fam files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.
The .fam file can’t be opened on your computer?
If the program necessary for opening the .fam file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .fam file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.
While opening the .fam file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:
- The .fam file might have been damaged during download. Try downloading the file again.
- It’s possible that the .fam file was created with a newer version of the application. If you’re not using the newest version, then try updating the applicationi.
- The file’s access rights aren’t properly adjusted. Check the file’s access rights.
- Harmful programs may have modified the associations for the filename extensions. Run a virus check on your computer.
- The Windows registry’s database is damaged. With the help of Windows System Restore, you can return to a previous state with system settings that still work.
Incorrectly given .fam extension
The .fam filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .fam files.
afm, tam, gam, fma, fan, fak, eam, cam, am, ram, fzm, fm, fal, fah, dam
Maybe you’re not even looking for the .fam file extension?
It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .fam extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.
- Adobe Font Metrics
- PermitMD FMA Form Definition File
- HP MPE/iX Fixed ASCII KSAM Data
- WinFax Document
- Casio QV-10 Digital Camera Image
- Cyberboard Game File
The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.
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