What is a .FLI File And How To Open It – Autodesk (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .fli 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. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .fli file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .FLI file?

The .FLI file extension stands for FLIC Animation. This file extension was developed by Autodesk. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a video related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .fli file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .FLI file?

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

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

The .fli file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Apple QuickTime Player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .FLI 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: 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 Apple QuickTime Player software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .FLI file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Apple QuickTime Player software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .FLI 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: 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 Apple QuickTime Player software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .FLI file?

If you cannot open the .FLI file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .FLI file.flic – Autodesk, .flif – Free Lossless Image Format File, .flipanim – Poklik, .flipchart – Promethean, .flk – Acclivity Group. 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 .FLI file with the Apple QuickTime Player program on Windows and Apple QuickTime Player program on Mac.