Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .fit

2 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .fit file?
  • Which program can create the .fit file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .fit format?
  • What can convert .fit files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .fit extension?
.fit
Garmin FIT Data .fit file icon

Garmin FIT Data

FIT file is a Garmin FIT Data. FIT (Flexible and Interoperable Data Transfer) is a file format used for GPS tracks and routes.
Detailed description not available
Category: GIS files
Application: Garmin Express
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Zwift Cycling Workouts Data
.fit
ESO-MIDAS FIT Data .fit file icon

ESO-MIDAS FIT Data

FIT file is an ESO-MIDAS Table Data. The ESO-MIDAS system provides general tools for image processing and data reduction with emphasis on astronomical applications including imaging and special reduction packages for ESO instrumentation at La Silla and the VLT at Paranal.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: ESO-MIDAS
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Aliases:
-
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Related extensions:
ESO-MIDAS BDF Disk Image
ESO-MIDAS Catalog Data
ESO-MIDAS Table Data
.fits
Flexible Image Transport System Image .fits file icon

Flexible Image Transport System Image

FITS file is a Flexible Image Transport System Image. FITS stands for "Flexible Image Transport System" and is the standard astronomical data format endorsed by both NASA and the IAU. FITS is much more than an image format (such as JPG or GIF) and is primarily designed to store scientific data sets consisting of multi-dimensional arrays (1-D spectra, 2-D images or 3-D data cubes) and 2-dimensional tables containing rows and columns of data.
Category: Graphic files
Application: XnView
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Aliases:
fit, fts
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Related extensions:
Prism Image
FITS Graphics
FITS Redistribution Matrix Data
FITS Auxiliary Response Data

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .fit filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

fot (1), fkt (1), fig (1), fi (1), dit (1), tit (1), bit (1), it (1), git (1), ft (1), flt (1), fir (1), fif (1), eit (1), vit (1)

Can't open a .fit file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.fit

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