ACTX File Extension

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DS Game Maker Action Description Format

What is ACTX file?

Full format name of files that use ACTX extension is DS Game Maker Action Description Format. DS Game Maker Action Description Format format was developed by Invisionsoft. Files with ACTX extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. ACTX file belongs to the Developer Files category just like 1160 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing ACTX files is DS Game Maker. DS Game Maker software was developed by Invisionsoft, and on its official website you may find more information about ACTX files or the DS Game Maker software program.

Programs which support ACTX file extension

The following listing features ACTX-compatible programs. Files with ACTX 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 ACTX file

How to open file with ACTX extension?

Problems with accessing ACTX may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to DS Game Maker Action Description Format 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. Get the DS Game Maker

Install software to open ACTX file Problems with opening and working with ACTX files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with ACTX files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download DS Game Maker and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download DS Game Maker installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Invisionsoft website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of DS Game Maker

Update software that support file extension ACTXIf you already have DS Game Maker installed on your systems and ACTX files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why ACTX files are not compatible with DS Game Maker. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using DS Game Maker.

Step 3. Assign DS Game Maker to ACTX files

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

Associate software with ACTX file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the ACTX 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 DS Game Maker installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open ACTX files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with ACTX file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected ACTX file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with ACTX extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the ACTX file is complete and free of errors

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

Check ACTX file for viruses
1. The ACTX 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 ACTX file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the ACTX file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. ACTX file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If the ACTX 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. If the ACTX file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the DS Game Maker Action Description Format file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run DS Game Maker

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with DS Game Maker Action Description Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the ACTX files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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