What is a .FMV File And How To Open It – Safe Software (Guide)


Have you downloaded a file with .fmv extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .fmv file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .FMV file?

The file extension .FMV stands for FME Desktop Viewspace File. The creator of this file extension is Safe Software. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a GIS software file.

What to know

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

How to open a .FMV file?

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

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

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .FMV 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Safe Software FME Desktop software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .FMV file?

If you cannot open the .FMV file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .FMV file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .fmw – Safe Software, .fmx – FileMaker, .fmz – AutoDesSys, .fnbk – Nova Development, .fnc – Denford. 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 .FMV file with the Safe Software FME Desktop program on Windows.