FFX file format description
Many people share .ffx files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ffx file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ffx files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.ffx - Microsoft Find Fast Index
FFX file is a Microsoft Find Fast Index. MS Find Fast Indexer is a utility that builds indexes to speed finding documents using the Open and Open Office Documents commands in Microsoft Office programs, including Microsoft Outlook.
- .ffx file format description:
- FFX format
- Microsoft Office
- Data files
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- Microsoft Find Fast Index related links:
- Microsoft Find Fast Index related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .ffx file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ffx files. Be especially cautious with .ffx files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .ffx 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 .ffx file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
fx, bfx, ftx, fgx, ffd, ffa, fex, vfx, fcx, rfx, efx, fxf, cfx, fvx, frx
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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