ARTX is a file extension commonly associated with Artisteer Project files. Artisteer Project specification was created by Extensoft, Inc.. ARTX files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. ARTX file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 5968 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing ARTX files is Artisteer. On the official website of Extensoft, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theArtisteer software, but also about ARTX and other supported file formats.
Programs that can handle ARTX files are as follows. Files with ARTX suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening ARTX files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with ARTX 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.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening ARTX files is that no program that can handle ARTX files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the Artisteer developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support ARTX files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Artisteer installed is by going to developer’s website (Extensoft, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.
If the problems with opening ARTX files still occur even after installing Artisteer, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Artisteer is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Artisteer cannot handle files with ARTX may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Artisteer should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
If you have the latest version of Artisteer installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage ARTX 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.
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the ARTX file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
If the ARTX is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the ARTX file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the ARTX file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If the ARTX file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with ARTX extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Artisteer Project file again.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with ARTX extension. In this case close the other applications.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Artisteer Project files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle ARTX files.
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