FRAMES file format description
Many people share .frames files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .frames file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .frames files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.frames - xScope Frames File
FRAMES file is a xScope Frames File. xScope is a utility by The Iconfactory & ARTIS Software that can measure any element displayed on screen.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .frames file extension. Even harmful programs can create .frames files. Be especially cautious with .frames files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .frames 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 .frames file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
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