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FSY File Extension

PhotoFantasy Image Picture
  • Category
    Graphic Files
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is FSY file?

FSY filename suffix is mostly used for PhotoFantasy Image Picture files. FSY file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. FSY file format, along with 524 other file formats, belongs to the Graphic Files category. The most popular software that supports FSY files is XnView. Software named XnView was created by Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet. In order to find more detailed information on the software and FSY files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support FSY file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support FSY files. FSY files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support FSY file

Windows Windows

How to open file with FSY extension?

Problems with accessing FSY may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with FSY extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the XnView

Install software to open FSY file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening FSY files is that no program that can handle FSY files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download XnView 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. If you want to download XnView installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of XnView

Update software that support file extension FSYIf the problems with opening FSY files still occur even after installing XnView, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of XnView is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of XnView installed, it may not support FSY format. The latest version of XnView should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate PhotoFantasy Image Picture files with XnView

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate FSY files with latest version of XnView you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with FSY file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the FSY file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where XnView is installed, check the Always use this app to open FSY files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with FSY file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with FSY extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • 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 FSY extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

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

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the FSY file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the FSY file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the FSY file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the FSY file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the FSY file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 FSY 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. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open XnView

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with PhotoFantasy Image Picture files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle FSY files.

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