FRAG file format description

Many people often share .frag files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .frag files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .frag files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .frag files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .frag file format.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.frag - Microsoft XPS Fragment

The FRAG document files are related to Microsoft .NET Framework. The FRAG file is a Microsoft XPS Fragment. XML Paper Specification is a specification for a page description language and a fixed-document format originally developed by Microsoft. It is an XML-based specification, based on a new print path and a color-managed vector-based document format that supports device independence and resolution independence.

Application:Microsoft .NET Framework
Category:Document files
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Microsoft XPS Fragment related extensions:

  • mli Autodesk 3D Studio Material Library
  • mag Microsoft Access Diagram Shortcut
  • xswriter TechWriter for XML Schemas Document
  • xlam Microsoft Excel 2007 VBA Add-in
  • sls3 Microsoft Excel 3 for Mac Template
  • xlsb Microsoft Excel 2007 Document

.frag - SAM A2M Alignment Data

The FRAG data files are related to SAM. The FRAG file is a SAM A2M Alignment Data. The Sequence Alignment and Modeling system (SAM) is a collection of flexible software tools for creating, refining, and using linear hidden Markov models for biological sequence analysis.

Category:Data files
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SAM A2M Alignment Data related extensions:

  • a2m SAM Alignment Data
  • apr SAM Alignment Probabilities Data
  • colors SAM Makelogo Colors Data
  • cst SAM Constraints Data
  • dist SAM Scoring Data
  • dist-rdb SAM RDB Scoring Data

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .frag file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .frag extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .frag files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .frag files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .frag 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .frag file

To set the .frag file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .frag file association. Many applications can open .frag files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .frag file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

drag, fag, fra, frg, rag

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .frag filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .frag:

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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