.FIG File Extension

File Type:
Xfig Drawing

Having trouble opening .fig extension? Don't panic! This page explains what fig files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open fig files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a FIG file?

Fig file extension has Xfig Drawing file type, developed by Xfig, which is associated with the "vector image files" category.

Created in the Xfig format, the file contains a vector image that includes shapes, lines, text objects, arrows, etc. It may store colors and patterns as well.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

fig file icon
File Type:
Xfig Drawing
Vector Image Files

How to open FIG file?

Double click the fig file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .fig extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the fig extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the fig file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open FIG files

  • Windows Windows
    • WinFIG WinFIG
    • jfig jfig
  • MacOS MacOS
    • jfig jfig
  • Linux Linux
    • Xfig Xfig
    • Transfig Transfig
    • jfig jfig

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the fig file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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