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Basic information about FNT file

When there is a problem with opening files with the file extension FNT(*.FNT or *.fnt), you do not need a computer expert. In most cases, using the helpful suggestions of experts contained in our website as well as appropriate programs, you can solve the problem with the FNT file yourself.

There are 1 file types using the FNT file extension in our database. In the further part of this page, you will find detail information about all the FNT file with their brief description and a list of programs that support FNT file sorted by operating systems. The table below provides useful information about the FNT file extension. It answers questions such as:
  • What is the FNT file?
  • How to open a FNT file?
  • What programs do I need to open a FNT file?
  • What programs help to create and edit a FNT file?
  • How to convert FNT files to another file format?
  • How to convert another files to FNT file format?

1.Detail information about FNT file extension: Windows Font File

File type Windows Font File Category Font Files
Developer N/A File format Binary
Description FNT file is a Windows Font File. An FNT file is a font file used by the Windows operating system and often saved within the system fonts directory. It stores a generic font and may include vector and raster glyphs. FNT files have largely been replaced by TrueType (.TTF) and OpenType (.OTF) fonts.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert FNT files

VSoft FontEdit
Microsoft Windows


Linux operating systems

Can't open a FNT file?

When you click a file to open it, operating system examines the filename extension. If operating system recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When operating system does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

”Can't open this file: example.FNT”。

To open this file, you install one of the applications from the list of software programs that you found here, you should be able to open, edit or convert the file with the FNT extension without any issue.

Where I can download the application that support FNT file?

If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program), you will find more information there on the location where to download the required application. Most often they are the websites of software manufacturers.

How to change file associations?

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click "Open With".
  • In the "Open With" dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click "Browse" to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the ”Always use the selected program to open this kind of file” check box.

Can I change the extension of FNT files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read/open the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format. Select a software program from our list and install it on your computer. If the file has not opened correctly, you have to look for a different software program from our list. Sometimes you have to repeat the operation several times.

What else may cause problems width open a FNT file?

The reasons for the lack of the ability to open a FNT file on your computer may be at least several. The easiest thing is to find a suitable application installed on your computer, which will open a FNT file. If there is still something wrong, you might want to check:

  • Whether the FNT file is damaged.
  • Whether the FNT file is incorrectly linked in the registry entries.
  • Whether the FNT file extension has been accidentally removed from the Windows registry.
  • Whether the installation of an application that supports the FNT file format is incompletely.
  • Whether the FNT file is infected.
  • Whether the drivers of the equipment used for opening a FNT file are up to date.
  • Whether your computer has enough hardware resources to open a FNT file.

If the FNT file still not working with your software after eliminating the above shortcomings? That means that the problem is more complex and requires the help of a specialist.