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FOW file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.fow - Family Origins Database

The FOW data files are related to Family Origins. FOW file is a Family Origins Database. Family Origins is a genealogy program, and this web page contains user contributed information about it. The Family Origins seems to be no longer supported.

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

Can't open a .fow 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 .fow file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

flw, fw, fos, bow, vow, row, ofw, fpw, fod, cow, tow, ow, fo, dow

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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

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