FTM File Extension

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Micrografx Font Format
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What is FTM file?

FTM filename suffix is mostly used for Micrografx Font Format files. FTM file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. FTM file belongs to the Font Files category just like 97 other filename extensions listed in our database. iGrafx Designer supports FTM files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. iGrafx Designer software was developed by Corel Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about FTM files or the iGrafx Designer software program.

Programs which support FTM file extension

Programs that can handle FTM files are as follows. Files with FTM extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support FTM file

How to open file with FTM extension?

Problems with accessing FTM may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with FTM 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. Get the iGrafx Designer

Problems with opening and working with FTM files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with FTM files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install iGrafx Designer or one to the listed programs: iGrafx FlowCharter. 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 iGrafx Designer installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Corel Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of iGrafx Designer

If you already have iGrafx Designer installed on your systems and FTM 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 iGrafx Designer installed, it may not support FTM format. The most recent version of iGrafx Designer is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign iGrafx Designer to FTM files

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

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the FTM with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the iGrafx Designer installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open FTM files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected FTM file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • 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 FTM extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the FTM for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the FTM file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the FTM file for viruses or malware

If the FTM 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 FTM file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

Did you receive the FTM 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 FTM file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Micrografx Font Format file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run iGrafx Designer

If the systems has insufficient resources to open FTM files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Micrografx Font Format file. It may be the case that the FTM files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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