Files with fid file extension can be found as index files in Microsoft Windows operating system.

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

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FID file - Microsoft Windows index

What is fid file? How to open fid files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

The fid file extension is related to Microsoft Windows operating system and used for files that contain index caches that speed up the operations of Windows.

These files are typically located within the System Volume Information folder.

Updated: January 25, 2018

The default software associated to fid file type:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS.  MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.

Help how to open:

The *.fid files are used for internal purposes of Microsoft Windows.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .fid 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 software applications associated to the .fid 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 fid file, edit fid file, convert fid file, view fid file, play fid file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting fid files.

  • Create fid file
  • Others fid file

Programs that can create fid file - Microsoft Windows index

Programs supporting the exension fid on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Windows for create fid file action.

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