What is a .FIT File And How To Open It – Garmin (Simple Steps)

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .fit extension. It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .fit file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .FIT file?

The file extension .FIT is Garmin Activity File. The creator of this file extension is Garmin. The format of this file is binary, and it is a GIS software file.

What to know

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

How to open a .FIT file?

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

How to open a .FIT file in the Browser

The currently known web apps that can open this file are: Garmin Connect. Just right click on the file and choose “Open With” on your OS.

Still cannot open the .FIT file?

If you are still unable to open the .FIT file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .FIT file.fits – Flexible Image Transport System File, .fkb – FlipKart.com, .fky – Microsoft, .fl – Microsoft, .fl1 – Lenovo BIOS Update File. 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 .FIT file with the Garmin Connect program in the Browser.