.FOMOD File Extension

File Type:
Fallout Mod Archive

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

What is a FOMOD file?

Fomod file extension has Fallout Mod Archive file type, which is associated with the "game files" category.

These are game files required for Fallout mod tools like Fallout Mod Manager or Nexus Mod Manager to work. They include files that can alter some of the original content in Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas games. FOMOD files are used for installing custom mods created by gamers and enthusiasts. This format can use .RAR, .7Z, or .ZIP compression. In the compressed archive, you will also find an info.xml file that provides details about the mod you’re going to install and how to do it. 

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

fomod file icon
File Type:
Fallout Mod Archive
Game Files

How to open FOMOD file?

Double click the fomod 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 .fomod 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 fomod 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".

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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 fomod 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 FOMOD files

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

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