>> FACET file

FACET file format description

Many people share .facet files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .facet file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .facet files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.facet - Facet Data File

The FACET data files are related to ParaView. FACET file is a Facet Data File. The Facet format is a simple ASCII file format listing point coordinates and connectivity between these points.

Data files
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Facet Data File related extensions:
ParaView EX2 Mesh Data
ParaView Phasta Metafile
ParaView XML Configuration
VTK XML Structured Grid Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .facet file extension. Even harmful programs can create .facet files. Be especially cautious with .facet files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .facet file?

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

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .facet file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

face, fact

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

GDM FACE Graphic
ElectricImage 3D File

Operating systems

DataTypes.net currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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