DRT File Extension

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PSpice Or PCB Designer Custom Derating
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    Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
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What is DRT file?

DRT is a file extension commonly associated with PSpice Or PCB Designer Custom Derating files. PSpice Or PCB Designer Custom Derating format was developed by Cadence Design Systems, Inc.. DRT file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. DRT file format, along with 4355 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. Users are advised to use OrCAD PCB Designer software for managing DRT files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. Software named OrCAD PCB Designer was created by Cadence Design Systems, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and DRT files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support DRT file extension

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

How to open file with DRT extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening DRT files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to PSpice Or PCB Designer Custom Derating files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install OrCAD PCB Designer

Problems with opening and working with DRT files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with DRT files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing OrCAD PCB Designer or different compatible program, such as PSpice. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading OrCAD PCB Designer installed is by going to developer’s website (Cadence Design Systems, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update OrCAD PCB Designer to the latest version

If you already have OrCAD PCB Designer installed on your systems and DRT 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 OrCAD PCB Designer cannot handle files with DRT may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of OrCAD PCB Designer should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate PSpice Or PCB Designer Custom Derating files with OrCAD PCB Designer

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DRT files with latest version of OrCAD PCB Designer 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.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the DRT file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where OrCAD PCB Designer is installed, check the Always use this app to open DRT files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with DRT extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select OrCAD PCB Designer and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with DRT extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the DRT file is complete and free of 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 DRT file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

Should it happed that the DRT 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. DRT file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

Did you receive the DRT file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with DRT 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. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the PSpice Or PCB Designer Custom Derating file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run OrCAD PCB Designer

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with PSpice Or PCB Designer Custom Derating files. It may be the case that the DRT files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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