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Details of extension .fam

3 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .fam file?
  • Which program can create the .fam file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .fam format?
  • What can convert .fam files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .fam extension?
.fam
Falcon Compiled Module .fam file icon

Falcon Compiled Module

FAM file is a Falcon Compiled Module. Falcon is an open source, multi-paradigm programming language.
Category: Development files
Application: Falcon
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Falcon Translation Template
Falcon Template Document
Falcon Script
Falcon Translation
.fam
PLINK Individual Information File .fam file icon

PLINK Individual Information File

FAM file is a PLINK Individual Information File. PLINK is a free, open-source whole genome association analysis toolset, designed to perform a range of basic, large-scale analyses in a computationally efficient manner.
Category: Data files
Application: PLINK
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
PLINK Homozygosity Data
PLINK Genotype Count Report
PLINK Genetic Variant File
PLINK Individual Information File
PLINK Text Relationship Matrix
PLINK Fixation Index Report
PLINK Extended MAP File
PLINK Hardy-Weinberg Exact Test Statistic Report
PLINK Individual-based Missing Data Report
.fam
The Sims Family Data .fam file icon

The Sims Family Data

FAM file is a The Sims Family Data. The Sims is a 2000 strategic life-simulation video game developed by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts.
Detailed description not available
Category: Game Data files
Application: The Sims
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
The Sims Sound
The Sims Floor Texture
The Sims Archive
The Sims Texture Data
The Sims Wall Texture Data

Other types of files may also use the .fam file extension. If you have helpful information about .fam extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Alphacam Flame Param Macro
GNU Automake Input File
Infinity Engine Animation
Minolta Vivid 3D Scanner Camera Data
DeltaMaster Analysis Model
Sybase PowerDesigner Enterprise Architecture Model
FASTA Sequence
Folding@home Data
HP MPE/iX Fixed ASCII KSAM Data

The .fam filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

fal (1), fah (1), dam (1), bam (1), tam (1), afm (1), gam (1), fxm (1), fma (1), fan (1), fak (1), eam (1), cam (1), vam (1), am (1)

Can't open a .fam file?

If you want to open a .fam file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .fam association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.fam

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android