How to open .fits file format?

The probably reason why you are at this website is a problem with opening .fits file. The full name of the file is Flexible Image Transport System File. If the double-click on the file’s icon shows you a message that additional programs are needed to open the file, you’ll find the list of helpful programs in the bottom of the page.

.fits file extension (Flexible Image Transport System File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Raster Image Files N/A Flexible Image Transport System File
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Programs using this file extension: .fits
ADS OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • NASA fv
  • MSB AVIS
  • MicroObservatory Image
  • Wolfram Research Mathematica
  • GIMP
  • XnView
MAC OS
MAC
  • NASA fv
  • MicroObservatory Image
  • GIMP
  • XnView
Linux
Linux
  • NASA fv
  • MicroObservatory Image
  • GIMP
  • XnView


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