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.FMT File Extension

File Type 1FoxPro Format File

3.1 (14 Votes)
CategorySettings Files


File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

What is an FMT file?

A FMT file is a format settings file created by FoxPro, a database development system. It contains settings referenced by FoxPro to specify data formats and validate data entered into FoxPro tables.

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FoxPro is a programming language and database management system. It was originally released in 1989 by Fox Software then acquired by Microsoft in 1992. It eventually became Visual FoxPro and was used to manage large volumes of data for desktop, distributed client, client/server, rich client, and web database applications. Visual FoxPro was eventually discontinued with the last version (9) released in 2004 and last updated in 2007.

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Programs that open FMT files
Updated 6/22/2017

File Type 2WinRAR Format File

2.6 (7 Votes)
CategoryData Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

.FMT File Association 2

Application support file used by WinRAR, a file compression and decompression program most often used for .RAR files; contains data used to support different compression formats in the software; saved in the \Formats\ directory of the WinRAR installation.

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Example FMT files included with the WinRAR installation include 7z.fmt (for .7Z files), gz.fmt (for .GZ files), and iso.fmt (for .ISO files).

Programs that open FMT files
WinRAR 5
Updated 10/17/2011

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