.FXM File Recovery

Have files been deleted due to a user’s error or software error? Have you formatted a disk by accident and need to know how to recover the files? Read our .FXM file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2023.

FXM File Recovery

What is a .FXM file?

3D motion file created by messiahStudio, an application used for character modeling and animation; saves motion data for a character in 3D space; enables constructed paths, rotations, and scales to be saved and reused.

What Are Common Causes of ".FXM" Files Lost or Failure?

There can be several common causes for ".FXM" files being lost or failing:

  1. Accidental deletion: One of the most common causes is accidentally deleting the ".FXM" files. This can happen when trying to free up space on a computer or mistakenly selecting and deleting the wrong files.
  2. File system corruption: File system corruption can occur due to various reasons such as power outages, improper system shutdowns, hardware failures, or malware infections. When the file system is corrupted, it can lead to the loss or failure of ".FXM" files.
  3. Software or hardware issues: Problems with software or hardware can also cause ".FXM" files to be lost or fail. This can include issues with the application used to open or save the files, compatibility problems, or malfunctioning hardware devices like storage drives.
  4. Virus or malware attacks: Viruses or malware can infect a computer and cause damage to files, including ".FXM" files. These malicious programs can delete, corrupt, or encrypt files, making them inaccessible or unusable.
  5. Human error: Human error, such as mistakenly formatting a storage device containing ".FXM" files or overwriting the files with incorrect data, can also result in their loss or failure.
  6. Physical damage: Physical damage to storage devices like hard drives or memory cards can lead to the loss of ".FXM" files. This can occur due to accidents, mishandling, or natural disasters like floods or fires.
  7. Sudden power loss: Unexpected power outages or improper shutdowns can interrupt file saving processes, leading to the loss or corruption of ".FXM" files.

It is important to regularly back up important files, including ".FXM" files, to prevent permanent loss in case of any of these causes.

How to recover lost ".FXM" files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important ".FXM" file may be deleted.

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By no means should you think that the only way to recover a ".FXM" file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering ".FXM" files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover ".FXM" files

Looking for a way to get files back? In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

The tool recovers data from any devices, regardless of the cause of data loss.

Follow the directions below:

  1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

  2. The program will automatically scan the computer and display all hard disks and removable drives connected to it, as well as physical and local disks.

    File Recovery Software
  3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover ".FXM" files, and select analysis type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Analysis Type
  4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Files that Can be Restored
  5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder "Content-Aware Analysis" and select the required file type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Deep Scan
  6. Select the files you have been looking for and click "Recovery".

    File Recovery Software - Files List for Recovery
  7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

    Saving recovered files in Hetman Partition Recovery

How to open file with ".FXM" extension?

Looking for how to open a stereo messiahStudio Motion File image file file?

Programs that open ".FXM" files

pmG messiahStudio pmG messiahStudio
pmG messiahStudio pmG messiahStudio

Additional Information

  • File type: messiahStudio Motion File

  • File extension: .FXM

  • Developer: pmG

  • Category: 3D Image Files

  • Format: N/A

  • HEX: 0B 23 C8 C0 06

  • ASCII: #

  • File types that use the extension .FXM:

    • messiahStudio Motion File

    • WinFax Document


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    Hetman Software: Data Recovery 18.12.2019 16:43 #
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Vladimir Artiukh

Author: Vladimir Artiukh, Technical Writer

Vladimir Artiukh is a technical writer for Hetman Software, as well as the voice and face of their English-speaking YouTube channel, Hetman Software: Data Recovery for Windows. He handles tutorials, how-tos, and detailed reviews on how the company’s tools work with all kinds of data storage devices.

Oleg Afonin

Editor: Oleg Afonin, Technical Writer

Oleg Afonin is an expert in mobile forensics, data recovery and computer systems. He often attends large data security conferences, and writes several blogs for such resources as xaker.ru, Elcomsoft and Habr. In addition to his online activities, Oleg’s articles are also published in professional magazines. Also, Oleg Afonin is the co-author of a well-known book, Mobile Forensics - Advanced Investigative Strategies.


Questions and answers

  • What does the file extension .FXM represent, and what type of file is it?

    The file extension .FXM represents the file format used for Fax Modem Image files. It is a graphics file format that is specifically designed for storing scanned fax documents. FXM files typically contain black and white or grayscale images, and they are commonly used for sending and receiving faxes digitally.

  • How can I open a file with the .FXM extension on my computer?

    To open a file with the .FXM extension on your computer, you can follow these steps:

    1. Determine the appropriate software: .FXM files are commonly associated with Autodesk Animator software, so you will need the appropriate software installed on your computer to open them. Ensure you have Autodesk Animator or a compatible program installed.
    2. Launch the software: Open Autodesk Animator or the compatible program that supports .FXM files. You can typically find it in your Start menu or by searching for it in the search bar.
    3. Open the file: Once the software is open, go to the "File" menu and choose "Open" or use the keyboard shortcut (e.g., Ctrl+O or Command+O). Browse to the location where the .FXM file is saved.
    4. Select the file: In the file browser window, locate the .FXM file you want to open and select it.
    5. Open the file: Click on the "Open" button, and the software should load and display the .FXM file for you to view and work with.

    If you don't have Autodesk Animator or a compatible program installed, you may need to convert the .FXM file to a more widely supported format using a file conversion tool or seek an alternative software that can open .FXM files.

  • Are there any specific software programs or applications required to view or edit .FXM files?

    Yes, there are specific software programs or applications required to view or edit .FXM files. The .FXM file format is associated with Autodesk Animator, a software package for creating 2D animations. To view or edit .FXM files, you would need to use Autodesk Animator or a compatible software that supports this file format.

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