What is a .FZM File And How To Open It – Fritzing (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .fzm extension and you don’t know what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .fzm file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .FZM file?

The file extension .FZM is Fritzing Module File. This file extension was developed by Fritzing. The file has the xml format, and it is a CAD software file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .fzm file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .FZM file?

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

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

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .FZM 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: 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 Fritzing software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .FZM file on Mac

The .fzm file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .FZM 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: 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 Fritzing software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .FZM file on Linux

To open the .fzm file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Fritzing software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

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

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Fritzing software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .FZM file?

If you cannot open the .FZM file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .FZM file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .fzp – Fritzing, .fzp – AutoDesSys, .fzpz – Fritzing, .fzv – Casio FZ-1 Voice Dump, .fzz – Fritzing. 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 .FZM file with the Fritzing program on Windows, Fritzing program on Mac and Fritzing software on Linux.