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012 File Extension

Split Format Or Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 12)
  • Developer
    Igor Pavlov
  • Category
    Archive Files
  • Popularity
    1 (1 votes)

What is 012 file?

012 filename suffix is mostly used for Split Format Or Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 12) files. Split Format Or Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 12) format was developed by Igor Pavlov. 012 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with 012 extension are categorized as Archive Files files. The Archive Files subset comprises 619 various file formats. The most popular program for handling 012 files is 7-Zip, but users can choose among 4 different programs that support this file format. 7-Zip software was developed by Igor Pavlov, and on its official website you may find more information about 012 files or the 7-Zip software program.

Programs which support 012 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support 012 files. Files with 012 suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support 012 file

How to open file with 012 extension?

Being unable to open files with 012 extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Split Format Or Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 12) files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install 7-Zip software

Install software to open 012 file Problems with opening and working with 012 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with 012 files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing 7-Zip or different compatible program, such as WinRAR, Total Commander, HJSplit. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit 7-Zip website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of 7-Zip and update if needed

Update software that support file extension 012If you already have 7-Zip installed on your systems and 012 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of 7-Zip installed, it may not support 012 format. The latest version of 7-Zip should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign 7-Zip to 012 files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate 012 files with latest version of 7-Zip you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with 012 file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the 012 file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where 7-Zip is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open 012 files and clicking OK.
Associate software with 012 file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the 012 file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select 7-Zip and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with 012 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the 012 for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the 012 file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check 012 file for viruses
1. The 012 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the 012 is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the 012 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with 012 extension is complete and error-free

If the 012 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with 012 extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open 7-Zip

If the systems has insufficient resources to open 012 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Split Format Or Compressed Format From A Multi-volume Archive (part 12) file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with 012 files affecting older versions of given software.

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