.FIT File Extension

File Type:
Garmin Activity File

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

What is a FIT file?

Fit file extension has Garmin Activity file type, developed by Garmin, which is associated with the "gis files" category.

These are GIS files for GSP sports devices manufactured by Garmin and running official Garmin software. FIT files store logged information that details time and location during a run, race, or any other type of movement. You can upload FIT files to the Garmin Connect service for tracking your personal statistics over time. Files in the .FIT format function similar to .TCX files. 

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

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File Type:
Garmin Activity File
GIS Files

How to open FIT file?

Double click the fit 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 .fit 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 fit 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 fit 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 FIT files

  • Windows Windows
    • Garmin Training Center Garmin Training Center
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Garmin Training Center Garmin Training Center
  • Web Web
    • Garmin Connect Garmin Connect

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 fit file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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