APX File Extension

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Borland C++ Appexpert Database Format
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What is APX file?

APX filename suffix is mostly used for Borland C++ Appexpert Database Format files. Borland C++ Appexpert Database Format format was developed by Embarcadero Technologies. APX file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with APX extension are categorized as Database Files files. The Database Files subset comprises 343 various file formats. C++ Builder is by far the most used program for working with APX files. C++ Builder software was developed by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about APX files or the C++ Builder software program.

Programs which support APX file extension

Programs that can handle APX files are as follows. APX files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support APX file

How to open file with APX extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening APX files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Borland C++ Appexpert Database 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. Download and install C++ Builder

Problems with opening and working with APX files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with APX files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install C++ Builder. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support APX files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download C++ Builder installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update C++ Builder to the latest version

If the problems with opening APX files still occur even after installing C++ Builder, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of C++ Builder is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that C++ Builder cannot handle files with APX may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using C++ Builder.

Step 3. Assign C++ Builder to APX files

If you have the latest version of C++ Builder installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage APX on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the APX file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where C++ Builder is installed, check the Always use this app to open APX files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the APX file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with APX extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the APX for errors

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 APX file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Verify that the APX in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the APX is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. APX file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the APX file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 APX extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

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

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Borland C++ Appexpert Database Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle C++ Builder

If the systems has insufficient resources to open APX 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 Borland C++ Appexpert Database Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle APX files.

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