ELX File Extension

ELX file icon
DesignPro Tools Form
  • Developer
    Elixir Technologies Corporation
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is ELX file?

ELX is a file extension commonly associated with DesignPro Tools Form files. DesignPro Tools Form specification was created by Elixir Technologies Corporation. ELX file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with ELX extension are categorized as Document Files files. The Document Files subset comprises 574 various file formats. The software recommended for managing ELX files is DesignPro Tools. On the official website of Elixir Technologies Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theDesignPro Tools software, but also about ELX and other supported file formats.

Programs which support ELX file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support ELX files. ELX files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support ELX file

How to open file with ELX extension?

Being unable to open files with ELX extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to DesignPro Tools Form 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 DesignPro Tools

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening ELX files is that no program that can handle ELX files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download DesignPro Tools and install it on your device. 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 DesignPro Tools installed is by going to developer’s website (Elixir Technologies Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of DesignPro Tools

If the problems with opening ELX files still occur even after installing DesignPro Tools, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of DesignPro Tools is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of DesignPro Tools installed, it may not support ELX 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 DesignPro Tools.

Step 3. Set the default application to open ELX files to DesignPro Tools

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate ELX files with latest version of DesignPro Tools you have installed 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 ELX with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where DesignPro Tools is installed, check the Always use this app to open ELX files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the ELX file and 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....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with ELX extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the ELX 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 ELX file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

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

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the ELX 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 ELX extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. 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 DesignPro Tools

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with DesignPro Tools Form files. It may be the case that the ELX files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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