AUC File Extension

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What is AUC file?

AUC is a file extension commonly associated with AUC Database files. defined the AUC Database format standard. AUC files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. AUC file format, along with 348 other file formats, belongs to the Database Files category. The software recommended for managing AUC files is Advanced URL Catalog. Advanced URL Catalog software was developed by, and on its official website you may find more information about AUC files or the Advanced URL Catalog software program.

Programs which support AUC file extension

The following listing features AUC-compatible programs. AUC files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support AUC file

How to open file with AUC extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening AUC files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with AUC files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the Advanced URL Catalog

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports AUC files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Advanced URL Catalog and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Advanced URL Catalog website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Advanced URL Catalog

If the problems with opening AUC files still occur even after installing Advanced URL Catalog, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Advanced URL Catalog is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of Advanced URL Catalog installed, it may not support AUC 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 Advanced URL Catalog.

Step 3. Set the default application to open AUC files to Advanced URL Catalog

If you have the latest version of Advanced URL Catalog installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage AUC on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the AUC 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 Advanced URL Catalog installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open AUC files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with AUC extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with AUC extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the AUC 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 AUC file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. The AUC may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the AUC is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the AUC file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If the AUC 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. When downloading the file with AUC extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Advanced URL Catalog

If the systems has insufficient resources to open AUC files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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 AUC Database files. It may be the case that the AUC files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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