File Extension FLM

  • Full name
    Adobe Premiere Filmstrip
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems Incorporated
Have you encountered a problem with a FLM file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a FLM file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your FLM file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.


The file extension FLM is used for so-called film strips of the image editing software Photoshop. It is a film sequence in which each frame (frame) can be edited in Photoshop. Flm files can also be created by Adobe Premiere Pro or Adobe After Effects from, for example, mpeg or avi files and further edited with Photoshop.

Programs which can open a FLM file

How to open a FLM file? Advice and guidance

Absolutely most often appearing reason that prevents you from opening the FLM file is the lack of a proper application to support it in your operating system. It is notably the first thing you need to address. When one of the programs to support a FLM file from the list is already installed, you can try to rerun the file. The system should display a message asking you to choose a primary application to support FLM files. At this point we are looking for disk space where the application was installed in and we can link it with a FLM file. Since then, our operating system will use the selected program to support all FLM files.

Other issues

Despite the described problem with FLM there may be many more problems. If the existing operations were not effective, get involved with the following matters:

- verify that the FLM file is not damaged and that it has been downloaded or copied in whole
- verify that the file has a file extension that has not been intentionally changed (for example, if it do not contain other information than its extension suggests)
- make sure again whether the FLM file type is linked in the operating system with a proper program
- make sure that the file is not infected with a virus and you have up to date software and drivers.

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