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Details of extension .for

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .for file?
  • Which program can create the .for file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .for format?
  • What can convert .for files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .for extension?
Fortran Source Code .f file icon

Fortran Source Code

F file is a Fortran Source Code. Fortran is a computer programming language originally developed in the 1950s. It is still used for scientific computing and numerical computation half a century later. It is sometimes considered the earliest cross platform (standardized) programming language.
Category: Development files
Application: Fortran Tools
Program name: -
Mime-type: text/x-fortran
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
f77, f90, for, ftn
Related extensions:
C Source Code
C++ Source Code
Visual C++ Dialog
Microsoft Visual Studio Workspace Options
Visual C# .NET Class
Visual Studio Resource Script
Haskell Source With C Hooks

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .for filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cor (40), fr (16), ofr (15), fro (12), fot (10), fpr (7), bor (6), fof (6), fog (5), fir (5), fod (4), fo (4), ror (3), gor (2), fkr (2)

Can't open a .for file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.for

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, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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