Files with fts extension can mainly be found as astronomy files in Flexible Image Transport System.

There are 3 other file types using
the FTS file extension!

fts file icon.fts - Windows Help index file

fts file icon.fts - ArcView UNIX help supporting file

fts file icon.fts - FastTrack Schedule file

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FTS file extension - Flexible Image Transport System format

What is fts file? How to open fts files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

The fts file extension is used for Flexible Image Transport System format, a most commonly used standard format for images used in astronomy. Historically, magnetic tape was the original storage medium for FITS formats.

FITS is a digital file format used to store, transmit, and manipulate scientific and other images, specially in Astronomy. A major feature of the FITS format is that image metadata is stored in a human-readable ASCII header, so that an interested user can examine the headers to investigate a file of unknown provenance.

FITS is also often used to store non-image data, such as spectra, photon lists, data cubes, or even structured data such as multi-table databases. A FITS file may contain several extensions, and each of these may contain a data object. For example, it is possible to store x-ray and infrared exposures in the same file.

The most common suffix for this format however is the fits file extension, sometimes there can be found this format with fit file extension as well.

The default software associated to fts file type:

AVIS - FITS Viewer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  MSB Software

Avis is a freeware FITS viewer for Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, 98. FITS files are used in scientific applications like astronomy and medical imaging.

Help how to open FTS files:

There are also some specialized FITS viewers that can open *.fts files.

Some image viewers such as GIMP, Photoshop, XnView and IrfanView can generally read simple *.fts images, however are not able to interpret more complex files.

How to convert file with extension FTS:

Specialized viewers AVIS - FITS Viewer can convert .fts images to common bitmap files.

Find conversions from fts file:

fts to pdf

fts to png

Find converter to fts file type:

fits to fts

Related links:

The FITS Support Office at NASA/GSFC

List of software applications associated to the .fts file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open fts file, edit fts file, convert fts file, view fts file, play fts 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 able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the fts files.

  • Open fts file
  • Save fts file
  • View fts file
  • Convert fts file
  • Import fts file
  • Export fts file
  • Print fts file

Software that open fts file - Flexible Image Transport System format

Click on the link to get more information about AVIS - FITS Viewer for open fts file action.

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