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File Type 1Xfig Drawing

2.9 (9 Votes)
CategoryVector Image Files

What is a FIG file?

Line drawing saved in the Xfig format; stored as a vector image that may include lines, shapes, arcs, splines, arrows, and text objects; may also include images, colors, and patterns.

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The Xfig format was originally developed for the Xfig drawing program, but is now also recognized by other drawing programs.

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Updated 9/30/2008

File Type 2MATLAB Figure File

DeveloperThe MathWorks
3.7 (7 Votes)
CategoryData Files

.FIG File Association 2

A FIG file contains a figure created by The MathWorks MATLAB, an application used for mathematical computations. It stores one or more plots or graphs, which are used to visualize data.

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In MATLAB, a figure is the window that contains graphics output from mathematical data. The figure function creates a figure (window), which allows users to insert plots and graphs. You can open a FIG file using the openfig(filename) function and save a figure as a FIG file with the saveas(fig,filename) function. In the MATLAB application interface, you can save a FIG file by selecting File → Save or you can export it to an image, such as .JPG or .PNG, by selecting File → Export.

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Updated 12/5/2017

File Type 33ds Max Figure File

3.3 (4 Votes)
Category3D Image Files

.FIG File Association 3

3D model file used by 3ds Max, a 3D modeling and animation program; stores the figure structure for a biped, which is a two-footed figure; stores all link positions, twist links, and the scales for the current pose; allows modelers to save a biped's structure and then rig similar characters with the same poses.

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FIG files are often saved with .CAL files, which add pose adjustment information.

NOTE: FIG files do not contain actual skeletal mesh or animation data.

Programs that open FIG files
Updated 3/1/2011

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