.FRM File Extension

Bethesda Softworks
File Type:
Fallout Graphics 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 Fallout Graphics file type, developed by Bethesda Softworks, which is associated with the "game files" category.

Commonly applied by Fallout 1/2, the graphics file contains a single or multiple image frames, unpaletted 256-color images, which are referenced for the gameplay. It may include map objects, animal animations, dialog backgrounds, speaking character heads, etc.

Each image frame that is saved in the FRM file corresponds to an associated palette (.PAL) file.

In the game, there are three pre-made starting characters, all of which have corresponding .BIO, FRM, and .GCD files accordingly. 

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

frm file icon
Bethesda Softworks
File Type:
Fallout Graphics File
Game 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".

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 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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