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Details of extension .fol

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .fol file extension.

We'll explain what exactly a .fol file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .fol files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the 2 file formats associated with this file extension!


  1. PFS First Choice Database
  2. Windows Mail Folder Data

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PFS First Choice Database

fol file - PFS First Choice Database
The FOL file belongs to the Data category and works with PFS First Choice, being used as a PFS First Choice Database. PFS First Choice is a simple, easy to use integrated office suite for MS-DOS. The developer no longer updates PFS First Choice and does not provide support anymore. Our data shows that PFS First Choice uses 3 more file types.
Application: PFS First Choice
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.pfx PFS First Choice Word Processor Document
.fcs PFS First Choice Spreadsheet
.fcd PFS First Choice Database

Windows Mail Folder Data

fol file - Windows Mail Folder Data
The FOL file belongs to the Data category and works with Microsoft Windows, being used as a Windows Mail Folder Data. Windows Mail is a basic native email client that comes preinstalled on computers with the Microsoft Windows operating system. The developer is still actively supporting the Microsoft Windows, likely. Our data shows that Microsoft Windows uses 193 more file types.
Application: Microsoft Windows
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.mapimail Windows Mail Recipient Shortcut
.mydocs Windows My Documents Shortcut
.oeaccount Windows Mail Account Data
.desklink Windows Desktop Shortcut

The .fol file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .fol extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .fol file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.fil Abaqus/CAE FIL Data
.fom EZ-Forms Fill Out Master Form
.vol Video Game Data
.bol Mario Kart Wii Course Setup
.flo Automate Flowchart Data
.ofl OtsAV File List

The .fol extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .fol filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

fil (1), foo (1), bol (1), flo (1), ol (1), ofl (1), fop (1), fpl (1), rol (1), col (1)

Having trouble opening a .fol file?

If you want to open a .fol file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .fol association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.fol

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 with 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 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android