What is a .FNT File And How To Open It – Microsoft

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .fnt extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .fnt file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .FNT file?

The file extension .FNT is Windows Font File. This file extension was developed by Microsoft. The file has the binary format, and it is a font related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .fnt file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .FNT file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the FontForge software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is FontForge and Microsoft Windows.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .FNT 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 right click on your file and choose “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 FontForge software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .FNT file on Mac

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

1. The first step is to download the FontForge software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: FontForge.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .FNT 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the FontForge software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .FNT file on Linux

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

1. The first step is to download the FontForge software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is FontForge.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .FNT 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the FontForge software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .FNT file?

If you are still unable to open the .FNT file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .FNT file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .fnta – Bungie Studios, .fo – XSL-FO Form, .fob – Microsoft, .fodp – Oracle, .fods – Oracle. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .FNT file with the FontForge, Microsoft Windows programs on Windows, FontForge program on Mac and FontForge software on Linux.