CNC File Extension

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PartMaster CNC Format
  • Developer
    Dolphin Cad Cam
  • Popularity
    3 (1 votes)

What is CNC file?

CNC filename suffix is mostly used for PartMaster CNC Format files. PartMaster CNC Format format was developed by Dolphin Cad Cam. CNC file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. CNC file belongs to the CAD Files category just like 158 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling CNC files is Dolphin Cad Cam PartMaster, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format.

Programs which support CNC file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support CNC files. Files with CNC 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 CNC file

How to open file with CNC extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening CNC files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with CNC 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 CNC files.

Step 1. Get the Dolphin Cad Cam PartMaster

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports CNC files installed on the system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Dolphin Cad Cam PartMaster or different compatible program, such as QuickCAM 2D. 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 Dolphin Cad Cam PartMaster installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of Dolphin Cad Cam PartMaster and update if needed

If you already have Dolphin Cad Cam PartMaster installed on your systems and CNC files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Dolphin Cad Cam PartMaster cannot handle files with CNC may be that the software is outdated.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 Dolphin Cad Cam PartMaster.

Step 3. Set the default application to open CNC files to Dolphin Cad Cam PartMaster

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

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the CNC file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Dolphin Cad Cam PartMaster is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open CNC files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the CNC file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Dolphin Cad Cam PartMaster and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with CNC extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the CNC 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 CNC file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the CNC in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the CNC file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. CNC file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If the CNC 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 CNC 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

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the PartMaster CNC Format file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Dolphin Cad Cam PartMaster

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

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

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