How to open FLM file extension?

The author of advice: Mr Brankiewicz

FLM files are incessantly popular. However, a file name containing FLM file extension is problematic for some of the users. They have problems with correct opening of a file with FLM extension. However, it should be remembered that FLM file extension can match one or more types of files. The most popular is Visual FoxPro Library but if there are others, you will find information concerning them below.

So, it is worth looking close at the problem concerning FLM files and search for its solution.

A list of programs supporting files types with FLM extension can be found below. Applications are sorted according to appropriate operational systems and their popularity.

  • Visual FoxPro Library

    .flm file extension

    Category: Various Files

    OS Software
    Windows Visual FoxPro Visual FoxPro
    FoxPro FoxPro
  • AutoCAD Film Roll

    .flm file extension

    Category: Digital Video Files

    OS Software
    Windows AutoCAD AutoCAD
    Autodesk Animator Autodesk Animator
    AutoShade AutoShade
  • Adobe Premiere Filmstrip

    .flm file extension

    Category: Digital Video Files

    OS Software
    Windows Adobe Premiere Pro Adobe Premiere Pro
    Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop
    VirtualDub VirtualDub
    Adobe Creative Suite Adobe Creative Suite
  • MediaShow

    .flm file extension

    Category: Various Files

    OS Software
    Windows MediaShow MediaShow
  • Flasm Disassembled Flash ActionScript Bytecode

    .flm file extension

    Category: DEV Files

    OS Software
    Windows Flasm Flasm

How to check if a file we want to open is not infected by malware or viruses?

  • Download Malware/viruses removal tool from FLM files in the Windows system.
  • Click “Start scanning” and wait until the programme performs the scanning process on your computer.

What are the reasons of errors concerning FLM extension of files?

The problem that often causes damage concerning FLM extension are Windows system registry errors. That is why, in the first place it is recommended to:

  • Scan computer in order to identify, repair and open the FLM file
  • Check system registry from the angle of hidden errors
  • Repair file’s associations with programs in the system registry

If you are not sure if the above problems concern you, you should consider other frequent irregularities:

  • You do not have an appropriate application installed that supports FLM file extension
  • FLM file is corrupted
  • The application’s version necessary to open the file is not correct
  • The file is not assigned to an appropriate program

Solving problems with FLM files


If FLM file does not open, firstly, it is worth using files associations built in the Windows system with application that can support them. In order to do it, you should double-click a FLM file icon. A list of programs that probably support such a file will appear. It is enough to choose one of them so that Windows would open a given extension with it. Incorrect file’s association will result in Windows trying to open FLM file with a wrong program all the time even if there is an appropriate application supporting this format on a drive. In this case, it is necessary to perform the above mentioned registry scanning and associations’ repair.

If associations are correct and Windows still cannot open the file, most probably the computer does not have appropriate software supporting files with name containing FLM in their extension. The solution to this problem is very simple. You should buy or download a free (if they exist) application that will allow you to open, browse and edit FLM format. It is no risk because many paid programs have free test versions enabling to check their functionality.

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