What is a .FC1 File And How To Open It (Easy Steps)

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Have you downloaded a file with .fc1 extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .fc1 file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .FC1 file?

The file extension .FC1 is from FCEUX Save State File.The file is a game related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .fc1 file on 1 platform.

How to open a .FC1 file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .FC1 file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .FC1 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .fc1 file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the FCEUX software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use FCEUX software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .FC1 file

2. The second step is locating 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: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “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 FCEUX software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .FC1 file?

If you are still unable to open the .FC1 file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .FC1 file.fc2 – Bondware, .fc2map – Ubisoft, .fcarch – Apple, .fcc – Netegrity, .fcd – Virtual CD Format. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .FC1 file with the FCEUX program on Windows.