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FMCF File Extension

Adobe Type Manager Preferences
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems Incorporated
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    3.6 (3 votes)

What is FMCF file?

FMCF is a file extension commonly associated with Adobe Type Manager Preferences files. Adobe Systems Incorporated defined the Adobe Type Manager Preferences format standard. FMCF files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. FMCF file belongs to the Settings Files category just like 1290 other filename extensions listed in our database. Adobe Type Manager is by far the most used program for working with FMCF files. Software named Adobe Type Manager was created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. In order to find more detailed information on the software and FMCF files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support FMCF file extension

The following listing features FMCF-compatible programs. Files with FMCF suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support FMCF file

How to open file with FMCF extension?

Being unable to open files with FMCF extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with FMCF files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install Adobe Type Manager software

Install software to open FMCF file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening FMCF files is that no program that can handle FMCF files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Adobe Type Manager and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Adobe Type Manager website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Adobe Type Manager and update if needed

Update software that support file extension FMCFIf you already have Adobe Type Manager installed on your systems and FMCF files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of Adobe Type Manager installed, it may not support FMCF format. The most recent version of Adobe Type Manager is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open FMCF files to Adobe Type Manager

If you have the latest version of Adobe Type Manager installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage FMCF on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with FMCF file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the FMCF file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Adobe Type Manager is installed, check the Always use this app to open FMCF files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with FMCF file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with FMCF extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Adobe Type Manager and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with FMCF extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the FMCF file is complete and free of errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper FMCF file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check FMCF file for viruses
1. The FMCF may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the FMCF is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the FMCF file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic FMCF file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with FMCF extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Adobe Type Manager Preferences file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Adobe Type Manager

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with FMCF extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Adobe Type Manager Preferences files. It may be the case that the FMCF files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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