Help! I Can’t Open FAC Files!

There are many reasons why your FAC file might not open on your computer. If you have FAC files that don’t open when you double-click it, ask yourself the following questions...

Do I have the right program?

If you don’t have a program installed on your computer that’s compatible with FAC files, you won’t be able to open one. See if you have one of the most common programs associated with FAC files listed below.

  • Facemaker Face File
  • BioWare Aurora Engine Faction
  • Usenix FaceSaver Graphic

What type of file is it?

When you can’t open FAC files, try to figure out the file type. This can help you find the right program to open it. Usually, FAC files are considered Raster Image Files. However, you can look up the file type to be sure. Start by right-clicking the file icon and clicking “Properties” (“More Info” if you’re on a Mac). Then look for the file type under “Type of File” (“Kind” on a Mac).

Can a developer help?

When you can’t open FAC files, a software developer might be able to help. The developers for the programs mentioned above are as follows:

Software Developer
Facemaker Face File Sierra Entertainment Inc.
BioWare Aurora Engine Faction BioWare Corp.
Usenix FaceSaver Graphic Windows Programmer

Try contacting one of these developers to find out how you can open your FAC file.

Can I use a universal file viewer?

A universal file viewer is the way to go when you have FAC files that can’t be opened by any other program. Install a universal file viewer like File Magic (Download) and see if it will open your FAC file. Remember that if your file is not compatible, the universal file viewer will only open it in binary format.

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