FXT File Extension

FXT file icon
Finale Plug-in Format
  • Developer
    MakeMusic, Inc.
  • Category
  • Popularity
    2.6 (5 votes)

What is FXT file?

FXT filename suffix is mostly used for Finale Plug-in Format files. MakeMusic, Inc. defined the Finale Plug-in Format format standard. Files with FXT extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. FXT file format, along with 139 other file formats, belongs to the Plugin Files category. The most popular software that supports FXT files is Finale. Software named Finale was created by MakeMusic, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and FXT files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support FXT file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support FXT files. Files with FXT 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 FXT file

Windows Windows

How to open file with FXT extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening FXT files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with FXT files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install Finale software

Problems with opening and working with FXT files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with FXT files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Finale. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Finale installed is by going to developer’s website (MakeMusic, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

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

You still cannot access FXT files although Finale is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why FXT files are not compatible with Finale. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Finale.

Step 3. Assign Finale to FXT files

If you have the latest version of Finale installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage FXT 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.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the FXT with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Finale is installed, check the Always use this app to open FXT files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with FXT extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Finale and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with FXT extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

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

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

Should it happed that the FXT is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the FXT file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. FXT file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the FXT 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. It could happen the the download process of file with FXT extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Finale Plug-in Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Finale

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Finale Plug-in Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with FXT files affecting older versions of given software.

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