What is a .PAR File And How To Open It – FMS (Simple Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .par 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 you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .par file extension and how to open it.

What is a .PAR file?

The .PAR file extension is FMS Aircraft Parameters File. The developer of this file extension is FMS. The file has the text format, and it is a game related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .PAR file?

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

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

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

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

Step 2

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

Still cannot open the .PAR file?

If you are still unable to open the .PAR file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .PAR file.par – Parchive, .par – Dedicated Micros, .par – Siemens PLM Software. 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 .PAR file with the FMS program on Windows.