What is a .FAP File And How To Open It – Ensoniq (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .fap extension. Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .fap file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .FAP file?

The .FAP file extension is PARIS Audio File. The development of this file was done by Ensoniq. This audio related file is in binary format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .fap file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .FAP file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .FAP file on various operating systems.

How to open a .FAP file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .fap file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: VideoLAN VLC media player.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .FAP file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the VideoLAN VLC media player software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .FAP file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .fap file on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: VideoLAN VLC media player.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .FAP file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the VideoLAN VLC media player software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .FAP file on Linux

The .fap file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. In the first step you need to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: VideoLAN VLC media player.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .FAP file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the VideoLAN VLC media player software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .FAP file?

If you cannot open the .FAP file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .FAP file.faq – Frequently Asked Questions Document, .far – Electronic Arts, .far – FARO Technologies, .fas – Autodesk, .fas – BroadVision. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .FAP file with the VideoLAN VLC media player program on Windows, VideoLAN VLC media player program on Mac and VideoLAN VLC media player software on Linux.