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BORLAND File Extension

Borland C Makefile
  • Developer
    Micro Focus International plc
  • Category
  • Popularity
    4 (1 votes)

What is BORLAND file?

Full format name of files that use BORLAND extension is Borland C Makefile. Micro Focus International plc defined the Borland C Makefile format standard. Files with BORLAND extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. BORLAND file belongs to the Developer Files category just like 1205 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing BORLAND files is Borland C++. Software named Borland C++ was created by Micro Focus International plc. In order to find more detailed information on the software and BORLAND files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support BORLAND file extension

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

How to open file with BORLAND extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening BORLAND files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Borland C Makefile files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with BORLAND files.

Step 1. Install Borland C++ software

Install software to open BORLAND file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports BORLAND files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Borland C++ developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support BORLAND files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Borland C++ installed is by going to developer’s website (Micro Focus International plc) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Borland C++ and update if needed

Update software that support file extension BORLANDIf the problems with opening BORLAND files still occur even after installing Borland C++, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Borland C++ is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why BORLAND files are not compatible with Borland C++. The latest version of Borland C++ should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Borland C++ to BORLAND files

If you have the latest version of Borland C++ installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage BORLAND 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.

Associate software with BORLAND file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the BORLAND with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Borland C++ installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open BORLAND files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with BORLAND file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected BORLAND file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Borland C++ and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with BORLAND extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the BORLAND is not faulty

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 BORLAND file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check BORLAND file for viruses
1. The BORLAND may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the BORLAND is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the BORLAND file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the BORLAND file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If the BORLAND file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 BORLAND 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 Makefile file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Borland C++

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Borland C Makefile files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the BORLAND files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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