EBC File Extension

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MediaBASIC Compiled Project

What is EBC file?

EBC is a file extension commonly associated with MediaBASIC Compiled Project files. SourceForge.net defined the MediaBASIC Compiled Project format standard. EBC file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. EBC file format, along with 1002 other file formats, belongs to the Developer Files category. The software recommended for managing EBC files is MediaBASIC. On the official website of SourceForge.net developer not only will you find detailed information about theMediaBASIC software, but also about EBC and other supported file formats.

Programs which support EBC file extension

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

Windows Windows

How to open file with EBC extension?

Being unable to open files with EBC extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with EBC extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install MediaBASIC

Problems with opening and working with EBC files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with EBC files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the MediaBASIC developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading MediaBASIC installed is by going to developer’s website (SourceForge.net) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update MediaBASIC to the latest version

You still cannot access EBC files although MediaBASIC is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that MediaBASIC cannot handle files with EBC may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of MediaBASIC should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign MediaBASIC to EBC files

If you have the latest version of MediaBASIC installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage EBC 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

  • Clicking the EBC 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 MediaBASIC is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open EBC files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with EBC extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with EBC extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the EBC is not faulty

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

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

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

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

Did you receive the EBC file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the EBC 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.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the MediaBASIC Compiled Project file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run MediaBASIC

If the systems has insufficient resources to open EBC files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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 MediaBASIC Compiled Project file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle EBC files.

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