How to open file with FIT extension?

FIT file description

A .FIT file format is used to store astronomical related data that is captured through telescope for research and scientific purpose.  The FIT file format is a standard format that is used for scientific imaging and approved by both NASA and International Astronomical Union (IAU). The FIT data is saved in binary or ASCII format as separate datasets, which can be further processed with digital processing applications to deliver a standard image.

Basic information about FIT file

File FIT is one of the files of the Raster Image Files category. Its full name is Flexible Image Transport System file . File format FIT was created by N/A. If you arrived here, you are probably looking for programs that will help you support this particular file extension. In the further part of this page you will find a list of programs that support file FIT sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a FIT file, you will definitely find it here.
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Programs that support FIT file

Programs for Windows system
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the FIT file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
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  • How to open a file with the FIT extension?
  • How can I convert a FIT file to a different format ?
  • What is the FIT file format extension?
  • What programs support the FIT file?

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What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the FIT file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the FIT file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the FIT file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the FIT file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the FIT file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
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