File Extension FON

.FON File

File extension: FON
File type: Font File

Notes about the FON file extension:

To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The FON file type is primarily associated with 'Font File' by Microsoft Corporation. Windows 3.x font library. Note: This file type can become infected and should be carefully scanned if someone sends you a file with this extension.

Detailed information for file extension FON:

Primary association: Font File
Company: Microsoft Corporation
Identifying characters Hex: 4D 5A , ASCII: MZ

Other applications associated with file type FON:

File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database

To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .FON

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: fonfile, FileType: Font file, AppName: Windows Font Viewer
EXEFile: fontview.exe

ProgramID: fonfile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\System32\fontview.exe %1

ProgramID: fonfile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\SysWow64\fontview.exe

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