DOCKZIP File Extension

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ObjectDock Format
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What is DOCKZIP file?

DOCKZIP filename suffix is mostly used for ObjectDock Format files. Stardock defined the ObjectDock Format format standard. Files with DOCKZIP extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. DOCKZIP file belongs to the Data Files category just like 1258 other filename extensions listed in our database. ObjectDock is by far the most used program for working with DOCKZIP files. ObjectDock software was developed by Stardock Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about DOCKZIP files or the ObjectDock software program.

Programs which support DOCKZIP file extension

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

Windows Windows

How to open file with DOCKZIP extension?

Being unable to open files with DOCKZIP extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with DOCKZIP extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with DOCKZIP files.

Step 1. Install ObjectDock software

Problems with opening and working with DOCKZIP files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with DOCKZIP files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the ObjectDock 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 ObjectDock installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Stardock Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update ObjectDock to the latest version

If you already have ObjectDock installed on your systems and DOCKZIP files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of ObjectDock installed, it may not support DOCKZIP 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 ObjectDock.

Step 3. Set the default application to open DOCKZIP files to ObjectDock

After installing ObjectDock (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open DOCKZIP files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the DOCKZIP with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where ObjectDock is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open DOCKZIP files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

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

Step 4. Check the DOCKZIP for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the DOCKZIP file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

If the DOCKZIP is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the DOCKZIP file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the DOCKZIP file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the DOCKZIP file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

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 ObjectDock Format file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open ObjectDock

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

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 ObjectDock Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle DOCKZIP files.

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