Files with fam file extension are used for The Sims PC game.

There is one other file type using
the FAM file extension!

empty icon.fam - Nintendo Entertainment System FamicomS emulator ROM image

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FAM file extension - The Sims family data

What is fam file? How to open fam files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The fam file extension is associated with The Sims, a life simulation computer game for Microsoft Windows, macOS and various video gaming consoles, developed by Maxis.

The fam file stores family data.

This fam file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open fam file:

The Sims icon

Electronic Arts, Inc. logoThe Sims  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Electronic Arts, Inc.

The Sims is legendary strategic life-simulation computer game released in 2000. The Sims is about creating, managing, and controlling the lives of tiny computerized people who dwell in miniature homes.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .fam file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .fam 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 fam file, edit fam file, convert fam file, view fam file, play fam file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with fam file - The Sims family data

Click on the software link for more information about The Sims. The Sims uses fam 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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