FDE file format description
Many people share .fde files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .fde file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .fde files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.fde - AFP Form Definition
PDE file is an AFP Form Definition. AFP (Advanced Function Presentation) is an IBM architecture and family of associated printer software and hardware that provides document and information presentation control independent of specific applications and devices.
- .fde file format description:
- FDE format
- AFP Viewer Plug-in
- Data files
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- AFP Form Definition related links:
- AFP Form Definition related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .fde file extension. Even harmful programs can create .fde files. Be especially cautious with .fde files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .fde 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .fde file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
fre, bde, fee, fe, fds, fdf, fd, tde, ede, gde, de, fve, cde, ffe, fed
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- PTC Creo BDE File
- FormEdik Form Data
- Origin Fitting Function Definition File
- Fortran Declaration File
- SmartWare Elevation Graph Definition File
- CADKEY Dynamic Extension
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