What is a .FRO File And How To Open It (Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .fro extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .fro file extension and how to open it.

What is a .FRO file?

The .FRO file extension is from dBASE IV Compiled Report. The file is a data related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .FRO file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .FRO file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the dBase software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is dBase.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .FRO 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the dBase software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .FRO file?

If you are still unable to open the .FRO file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .FRO file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .frr – J R Oakley, .frs – RL Vision, .frt – FoxPro Report Memo, .frw – Atari, .frx – Microsoft. 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 .FRO file with the dBase program on Windows.