An for file extension is related to the Fortran programming language developed by IBM. An for file contains source code written in Fortran.

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

empty icon.for - Font resource file

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FOR file extension - Fortran source code

What is for file? How to open for files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The for file extension is traditionally used for fixed source files written in Fortran.

Fortran is a general-purpose, procedural, imperative programming language that is especially suited to numeric computation and scientific computing. Originally developed by IBM in the 1950s for scientific and engineering applications.

MIME types:
text/plain
text/x-fortran

The default software associated to for file type:

Microsoft Visual Studio icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Visual Studio  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) used to create applications for Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, .NET Framework, Silverlight as well as dynamic websites and web applications.

Help how to open FOR files:

Fortran source files can be opened in Microsoft Visual Studio just fine.

How to convert file with extension FOR:

Conversion to other formats is not possible.

List of software applications associated to the .for file extension

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

Hint:
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 for files.

  • Open for file
  • Edit for file
  • Others for file

Software that open for file - Fortran source code

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open for file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with for file by default:
Microsoft Visual Studio small icon Microsoft Visual Studio
Other suggested software:
PSPad small icon PSPad
Intel Visual Fortran Compiler

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