FMPSL File Extension

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FileMaker Pro 12 Snapshot Link
  • Developer
    FileMaker
  • Popularity
    3.2 (4 votes)

What is FMPSL file?

FMPSL filename suffix is mostly used for FileMaker Pro 12 Snapshot Link files. FileMaker Pro 12 Snapshot Link format was developed by FileMaker. FMPSL files are supported by software applications available for devices running iOS, Mac OS, Windows. FMPSL file belongs to the Database Files category just like 341 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling FMPSL files is FileMaker Pro, but users can choose among 2 different programs that support this file format. Software named FileMaker Pro was created by FileMaker, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and FMPSL files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support FMPSL file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open FMPSL files divided into 3 categories according to system platform supported. Files with FMPSL 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 FMPSL file

How to open file with FMPSL extension?

Being unable to open files with FMPSL extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with FMPSL files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with FMPSL files.

Step 1. Get the FileMaker Pro

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports FMPSL files installed on the system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing FileMaker Pro or different compatible program, such as FileMaker Go. 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 FileMaker Pro website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update FileMaker Pro to the latest version

If the problems with opening FMPSL files still occur even after installing FileMaker Pro, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of FileMaker Pro is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that FileMaker Pro cannot handle files with FMPSL may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using FileMaker Pro.

Step 3. Set the default application to open FMPSL files to FileMaker Pro

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate FMPSL files with latest version of FileMaker Pro you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the FMPSL file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the FileMaker Pro installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open FMPSL files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected FMPSL file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with FMPSL extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the FMPSL for 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 FMPSL file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the FMPSL in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the FMPSL is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. FMPSL file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with FMPSL extension is complete and error-free

If the FMPSL file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. If the FMPSL file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the FileMaker Pro 12 Snapshot Link file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run FileMaker Pro

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support FMPSL files. Close all running programs and try opening the FMPSL file.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with FileMaker Pro 12 Snapshot Link files. It may be the case that the FMPSL files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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