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ARIAX File Extension

Chipsounds XML Sound Format
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What is ARIAX file?

Full format name of files that use ARIAX extension is Chipsounds XML Sound Format. Chipsounds XML Sound Format specification was created by Plogue. Files with ARIAX extension may be used by programs distributed for Mac OS, Windows platform. Files with ARIAX extension are categorized as Audio Files files. The Audio Files subset comprises 771 various file formats. Plogue chipsounds supports ARIAX files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used.

Programs which support ARIAX file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open ARIAX files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with ARIAX 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 ARIAX file

How to open file with ARIAX extension?

Being unable to open files with ARIAX extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with ARIAX extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install Plogue chipsounds software

Install software to open ARIAX file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports ARIAX files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Plogue chipsounds. 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 Plogue chipsounds website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Plogue chipsounds and update if needed

Update software that support file extension ARIAXIf you already have Plogue chipsounds installed on your systems and ARIAX 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 Plogue chipsounds installed, it may not support ARIAX format. The most recent version of Plogue chipsounds is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open ARIAX files to Plogue chipsounds

After installing Plogue chipsounds (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open ARIAX files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with ARIAX file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the ARIAX file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Plogue chipsounds is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open ARIAX files and clicking OK.
Associate software with ARIAX file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the ARIAX file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Plogue chipsounds and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with ARIAX extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

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

Check ARIAX file for viruses
1. Verify that the ARIAX in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the ARIAX is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. ARIAX 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 ARIAX 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. It could happen the the download process of file with ARIAX 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

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Plogue chipsounds

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

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Chipsounds XML Sound Format files. It may be the case that the ARIAX files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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