Files with fad file extension were in the past used for for File Attribute Databases from Microsoft Office.

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Software that open fad file

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FAD file extension - Office file attribute database

What is fad file? How to open fad files?

File type specification:

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The fad file extension is related to one of the files that was used in some older version of Microsoft Office.

The fad file is a text file that contains list of attributes for some set of files (owner, group, mode, crc, etc).

Updated: November 6, 2018

The default software associated to open fad file:

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Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Office  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office is popular productivity suite for Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Office contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft Powerpoint), databases (Microsoft Access) etc..

Microsoft Office can be also used to manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook). Microsoft Office for Windows is distributed in four editions for Home, Academic and corporate sector.

Help how to open:

You can view these *.fad files using any text editor.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to other formats.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .fad file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open fad file, edit fad file, convert fad file, view fad file, play fad file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with fad file - Office file attribute database

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office uses fad file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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