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FAM file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .fam file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .fam file?
  • What program do I need to open a .fam file?
  • How can the .fam file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .fam files to another format?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Falcon Compiled Module

FAM file is a Falcon Compiled Module. Falcon is an open source, multi-paradigm programming language.
Application: Falcon
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
FAM aliases:
FAM related links:
FAM related extensions:
Falcon Translation Template

Falcon Template Document

Falcon Script

Falcon Translation

✅ PLINK Individual Information File

FAM file is a PLINK Individual Information File. PLINK is a free, open-source whole genome association analysis toolset, designed to perform a range of basic, large-scale analyses in a computationally efficient manner.
Category: Data files
Application: PLINK
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
FAM aliases:
FAM related links:
FAM related extensions:
PLINK Homozygosity Data

PLINK Genotype Count Report

PLINK Genetic Variant File

PLINK Individual Information File

PLINK Text Relationship Matrix

PLINK Fixation Index Report

PLINK Extended MAP File

PLINK Hardy-Weinberg Exact Test Statistic Report

PLINK Individual-based Missing Data Report

PLINK Cluster Membership File

Other types of files may also use the .fam file extension.

🚫 The .fam file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

afm, am, bam, cam, dam, eam, fa, fah, fak, fal, fan, fm, fma, fqm, fxm

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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PermitMD FMA Form Definition File
FMAudit Exported Audit Data
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FileMaker Pro Data
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Sybase PowerDesigner Enterprise Architecture Model
RiTE Ascii Model
Casio QV-10 Digital Camera Image

🔴 Can't open a .fam file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .fam file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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