FITS File Extension

Flexible Image Transport System File Type

Extension .fits
Developer Not Available
Popularity 5.0 (172 Votes)
Mime Type text/x-fortran
Default Program NASA fv FITS Viewer
Category Raster Image Files
Format Binary
Updated 7/1/2022

What is a FITS File Extension?

FITS file extension is created by Developer, also known as Flexible Image Transport System File. FITS has been classified as Raster Image Files. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open FITS files in NASA fv FITS Viewer program.



Free FITS File Online Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .FITS (Flexible Image Transport System File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to FITS, merge, split and compare the FITS files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

FITS Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Flexible Image Transport System File .FITS File Extensions while opening the .FITS files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open FITS Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Flexible Image Transport System File on your system such as NASA fv FITS Viewer.
  2. Associate default Nasa Fv Fits Viewer NASA fv FITS Viewer program for *.fits (Flexible Image Transport System File) files.

    Associate FITS Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.FITS (e.g example.fits) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Nasa Fv Fits Viewer NASA fv FITS Viewer program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .fits files.

    Associate FITS Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.FITS (e.g example.fits) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Nasa Fv Fits Viewer NASA fv FITS Viewer program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .NASA fv FITS Viewer extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

Related FITS File Extensions

FITS default file extension is .FITS and other similer related extensions are:

All Platform Software Programs for FITS File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the FITS files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open FITS File on Windows

Software License Developer
GIMP image. GIMP 2.10 for Windows  Open gimp website. Freeware GIMP
Wolfram Research Mathematica image. Wolfram Research Mathematica 9 for Windows  Open wolfram research website. Commercial Wolfram Research
NASA fv FITS Viewer image. NASA fv FITS Viewer 000 for Windows  Open nasa fv fits viewer website. Free NASA fv FITS Viewer
Natron image. Natron 1 for Windows  Open natron website. Open Source Natron
XnSoft XnViewMP image. XnSoft XnViewMP 0.93 for Windows  Open xnsoft website. Freeware XnSoft

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen FITS File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
GIMP image. GIMP 2.10 for MacOs  Open gimp website. Freeware GIMP
Wolfram Research Mathematica image. Wolfram Research Mathematica 9 for MacOs  Open wolfram research website. Commercial Wolfram Research
NASA fv FITS Viewer image. NASA fv FITS Viewer 000 for MacOs  Open nasa fv fits viewer website. Free NASA fv FITS Viewer
Natron image. Natron 1 for MacOs  Open natron website. Open Source Natron
XnSoft XnViewMP image. XnSoft XnViewMP 0.93 for MacOs  Open xnsoft website. Freeware XnSoft

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen FITS file on Linux

Software License Developer
GIMP image. GIMP 2.10 for Linux  Open gimp website. Freeware GIMP
Wolfram Research Mathematica image. Wolfram Research Mathematica 9 for Linux  Open wolfram research website. Commercial Wolfram Research
NASA fv FITS Viewer image. NASA fv FITS Viewer 000 for Linux  Open nasa fv fits viewer website. Free NASA fv FITS Viewer
Natron image. Natron 1 for Linux  Open natron website. Open Source Natron
XnSoft XnViewMP image. XnSoft XnViewMP 0.93 for Linux  Open xnsoft website. Freeware XnSoft

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen FITS file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen FITS file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen FITS file on Android

Software License Developer

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

FITS file extension icon image.About FITS - Flexible Image Transport System File

FileProInfo is to help you understand about the Flexible Image Transport System File with *.FITS suffix, and provide the complete detail as how to open, edit, convert, merge, split and compare it with other related software programs, software download links and free online apps and tools.

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Updated 7/1/2022


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