EPRT File Extension

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SolidWorks EDrawing Part
  • Developer
    SolidWorks Corporation
  • Popularity
    3 (3 votes)

What is EPRT file?

EPRT is a file extension commonly associated with SolidWorks EDrawing Part files. SolidWorks EDrawing Part format was developed by SolidWorks Corporation. EPRT files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. EPRT file belongs to the 3D&CAD Files category just like 290 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling EPRT files is SolidWorks, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of SolidWorks Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theSolidWorks software, but also about EPRT and other supported file formats.

Programs which support EPRT file extension

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

How to open file with EPRT extension?

Being unable to open files with EPRT extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with EPRT files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the SolidWorks

Problems with opening and working with EPRT files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with EPRT files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing SolidWorks or different compatible program, such as eDrawings Viewer. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit SolidWorks website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of SolidWorks and update if needed

If the problems with opening EPRT files still occur even after installing SolidWorks, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of SolidWorks is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that SolidWorks cannot handle files with EPRT may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using SolidWorks.

Step 3. Assign SolidWorks to EPRT files

If you have the latest version of SolidWorks installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage EPRT 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 EPRT file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where SolidWorks is installed, check the Always use this app to open EPRT 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 EPRT extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with EPRT extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the EPRT is not faulty

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

1. Verify that the EPRT in question is not infected with a computer virus

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

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

If you obtained the problematic EPRT file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with EPRT 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

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 SolidWorks EDrawing Part file.

4. Check whether your system can handle SolidWorks

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with EPRT extension. In this case close the other applications.

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 SolidWorks EDrawing Part files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle EPRT files.

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