AAUI File Extension

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Acrobat User Interface Format
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems
  • Category
  • Popularity
    2.8 (5 votes)

What is AAUI file?

Full format name of files that use AAUI extension is Acrobat User Interface Format. Adobe Systems defined the Acrobat User Interface Format format standard. AAUI files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS, Windows. AAUI file belongs to the Plugin Files category just like 140 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling AAUI files is Adobe Acrobat, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of Adobe Systems Incorporated developer not only will you find detailed information about theAdobe Acrobat software, but also about AAUI and other supported file formats.

Programs which support AAUI file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with AAUI files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. AAUI files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support AAUI file

How to open file with AAUI extension?

Being unable to open files with AAUI extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Acrobat User Interface Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the Adobe Acrobat

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports AAUI files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Adobe Acrobat developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download Adobe Acrobat installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Adobe Systems Incorporated website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of Adobe Acrobat and update if needed

If the problems with opening AAUI files still occur even after installing Adobe Acrobat, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Adobe Acrobat is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why AAUI files are not compatible with Adobe Acrobat. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Adobe Acrobat.

Step 3. Set the default application to open AAUI files to Adobe Acrobat

If you have the latest version of Adobe Acrobat installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage AAUI on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the AAUI file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Adobe Acrobat installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open AAUI files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with AAUI extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with AAUI extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the AAUI is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper AAUI file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. The AAUI may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the AAUI file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the AAUI file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the AAUI file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the AAUI file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the AAUI file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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. If the AAUI file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Adobe Acrobat

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Acrobat User Interface Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with AAUI files affecting older versions of given software.

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