EPC File Extension

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Doctor Who Game Data Format
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What is EPC file?

EPC is a file extension commonly associated with Doctor Who Game Data Format files. Doctor Who Game Data Format specification was created by BBC. EPC files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with EPC extension are categorized as Game Files files. The Game Files subset comprises 1248 various file formats. The most popular software that supports EPC files is Doctor Who. Doctor Who software was developed by BBC, and on its official website you may find more information about EPC files or the Doctor Who software program.

Programs which support EPC file extension

The following listing features EPC-compatible programs. Files with EPC 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 EPC file

Windows Windows

How to open file with EPC extension?

Problems with accessing EPC may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with EPC files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the Doctor Who

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports EPC files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Doctor Who. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support EPC files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Doctor Who installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit BBC website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Doctor Who

If the problems with opening EPC files still occur even after installing Doctor Who, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Doctor Who is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Doctor Who cannot handle files with EPC may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Doctor Who should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Doctor Who Game Data Format files with Doctor Who

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

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the EPC file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Doctor Who installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open EPC files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

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

Step 4. Verify that the EPC is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the EPC file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the EPC file for viruses or malware

If the EPC is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the EPC file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

Did you receive the EPC 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. When downloading the file with EPC extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative 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 Doctor Who Game Data Format file.

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

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Doctor Who Game Data Format file. It may be the case that the EPC files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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