ACT File Extension

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ADPCM Compressed Audio Format

What is ACT file?

Full format name of files that use ACT extension is ADPCM Compressed Audio Format. Files with ACT extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with ACT extension are categorized as Audio Files files. The Audio Files subset comprises 760 various file formats. The most popular software that supports ACT files is Logipole Konvertor.

Programs which support ACT file extension

Programs that can handle ACT files are as follows. Files with ACT extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support ACT file

How to open file with ACT extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening ACT files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with ACT extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install Logipole Konvertor software

Install software to open ACT file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening ACT files is that no program that can handle ACT files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Logipole Konvertor. 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 Logipole Konvertor website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Logipole Konvertor to the latest version

Update software that support file extension ACTIf the problems with opening ACT files still occur even after installing Logipole Konvertor, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Logipole Konvertor is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why ACT files are not compatible with Logipole Konvertor. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Logipole Konvertor.

Step 3. Assign Logipole Konvertor to ACT files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate ACT files with latest version of Logipole Konvertor you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with ACT file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the ACT file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Logipole Konvertor is installed, check the Always use this app to open ACT files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with ACT file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the ACT file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • 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 ACT extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the ACT for errors

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

Check ACT file for viruses
1. Check the ACT file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the ACT file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the ACT file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the ACT file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with ACT extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access 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. Check whether your system can handle Logipole Konvertor

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with ACT extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with ADPCM Compressed Audio Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the ACT files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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