ARGO File Extension

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What is ARGO file?

ARGO is a file extension commonly associated with ArgoUML Project files. defined the ArgoUML Project format standard. Files with ARGO extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with ARGO extension are categorized as Web Files files. The Web Files subset comprises 303 various file formats. The most popular software that supports ARGO files is Argo UML. Argo UML software was developed by, and on its official website you may find more information about ARGO files or the Argo UML software program.

Programs which support ARGO file extension

Programs that can handle ARGO files are as follows. Files with ARGO 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 ARGO file

Windows Windows

How to open file with ARGO extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening ARGO files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with ARGO files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the Argo UML

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening ARGO files is that no program that can handle ARGO files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Argo UML and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Argo UML website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Argo UML to the latest version

If you already have Argo UML installed on your systems and ARGO files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Argo UML installed, it may not support ARGO format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Argo UML.

Step 3. Associate ArgoUML Project files with Argo UML

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate ARGO files with latest version of Argo UML you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the ARGO with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Argo UML is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open ARGO files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected ARGO file open the file menu and choose 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 ARGO extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the ARGO 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 ARGO file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the ARGO file for viruses or malware

If the ARGO 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. If the ARGO file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If the ARGO 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 ARGO extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the ArgoUML Project file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Argo UML

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support ARGO files. Close all running programs and try opening the ARGO file.

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with ArgoUML Project files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle ARGO files.

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