What is a .FIC File And How To Open It – PC SOFT (Simple Steps)

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Have you downloaded a file with .fic extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .fic file extension and how to open it.

What is a .FIC file?

The file extension .FIC is WinDev Hyper File Database. It was developed by PC SOFT. The format of this database related file is binary.

What to know

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

How to open a .FIC file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .FIC file on various operating systems.

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

To open the .fic file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the PC SOFT WinDev software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: PC SOFT WinDev.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .FIC file

2. The second step is locating 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the PC SOFT WinDev software that 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 .FIC file?

If you are still unable to open the .FIC file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .FIC file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .fid – Forensic Innovations, .fid – Microsoft, .fif – Interwoven Systems, .fig – Xfig, .fig – The MathWorks. 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 .FIC file with the PC SOFT WinDev program on Windows.