FMW File Problems: Why Your PC Won't Open FMW Files

Few things are as frustrating as receiving a file that your computer refuses to open up. Understanding the reason why it won't work is the first step to finding a solution. Here are some of the most common error messages and problems when opening FMW files.

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Common Error Messages

Error Message: The FMW File is Corrupt

The only solution to a corrupt file, is to download a new copy, or to ask the sender to resend the file.

Error Message: Can't Find Software to Open the FMW File

This error is quite easy to solve. Simply right-click on the FMW file and select FME Workbench Workspace from the dropdown list to create a default file type association. In future, it should automatically open in FME Workbench Workspace.

Common FMW-Related Problems

Problem: You Don't Have FME Workbench Workspace Installed

You can simply download FME Workbench Workspace software. FMW uses FME Workbench Workspace by default. After you install it, the software should automatically associate itself with FMW files.

Problem: You Have FME Workbench Workspace Installed But It's Still Not Working

If you have FME Workbench Workspace installed and you still can't open the file, you should get in touch with the software developers for further assistance. See our chart below for who to contact:

Software Developer
FME Workbench Workspace Safe Software Inc.

Problem: You Can't Install FME Workbench Workspace

If for some reason you can't or don't want to install FME Workbench Workspace, you could also search online for free software that uses FMW files. But, as a word of caution, please be careful as many free software downloads are infected with malware or bundled with unwanted software.

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