.FRM File Extension

File Type:
MySQL Database Format File

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

What is a FRM file?

Frm file extension has MySQL Database Format file type, developed by MySQL, which is associated with the "database files" category.

Applied to a MySQL database, the file provides information about its structure and formatting. It may also contain specifications regarding the tables within the database, as well as define tables’ structure and fields.

FRM files are typically stored with .MYD files that save the database data. Additionally, an .MYI file may be required in case the MySQL database uses MyISAM tables.

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

frm file icon
File Type:
MySQL Database Format File
Database Files

How to open FRM file?

Double click the frm 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 .frm 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 frm 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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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the frm 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 FRM 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 frm file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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