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BUC File Extension

Adobe Photoshop Elements Backup
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Category
    Archive Files
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What is BUC file?

Full format name of files that use BUC extension is Adobe Photoshop Elements Backup. Adobe Photoshop Elements Backup specification was created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. BUC file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. BUC file format, along with 619 other file formats, belongs to the Archive Files category. The most popular software that supports BUC files is Adobe Photoshop Elements. Software named Adobe Photoshop Elements was created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. In order to find more detailed information on the software and BUC files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support BUC file extension

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

How to open file with BUC extension?

Being unable to open files with BUC extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with BUC files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with BUC files.

Step 1. Download and install Adobe Photoshop Elements

Install software to open BUC file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports BUC files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Adobe Photoshop Elements developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download Adobe Photoshop Elements installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Adobe Systems Incorporated website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Adobe Photoshop Elements

Update software that support file extension BUCYou still cannot access BUC files although Adobe Photoshop Elements is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Adobe Photoshop Elements cannot handle files with BUC may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Adobe Photoshop Elements.

Step 3. Assign Adobe Photoshop Elements to BUC files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate BUC files with latest version of Adobe Photoshop Elements you have installed 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 BUC file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the BUC file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Adobe Photoshop Elements installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open BUC files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with BUC file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected BUC file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Adobe Photoshop Elements and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with BUC extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the BUC is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the BUC file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the BUC file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the BUC file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the BUC file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic BUC file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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 BUC extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

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 Adobe Photoshop Elements

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Adobe Photoshop Elements Backup file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle BUC files.

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