EVENT File Extension

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Corel Cataloged Folder Format
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What is EVENT file?

EVENT filename suffix is mostly used for Corel Cataloged Folder Format files. Corel defined the Corel Cataloged Folder Format format standard. EVENT file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. EVENT file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 4856 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use PaintShop Pro software for managing EVENT files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file.

Programs which support EVENT file extension

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

How to open file with EVENT extension?

Being unable to open files with EVENT extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Corel Cataloged Folder Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install PaintShop Pro

Install software to open EVENT file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports EVENT files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select PaintShop Pro or one of the recommended programs (for example, VideoStudio Pro) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support EVENT files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading PaintShop Pro installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of PaintShop Pro and update if needed

Update software that support file extension EVENTIf the problems with opening EVENT files still occur even after installing PaintShop Pro, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of PaintShop Pro 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 PaintShop Pro installed, it may not support EVENT format. The most recent version of PaintShop Pro is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Corel Cataloged Folder Format files with PaintShop Pro

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate EVENT files with latest version of PaintShop Pro you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with EVENT file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the EVENT file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where PaintShop Pro is installed, check the Always use this app to open EVENT files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with EVENT file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected EVENT file open the file menu and choose 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 EVENT extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the EVENT 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 EVENT file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check EVENT file for viruses
1. Check the EVENT file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the EVENT is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. EVENT file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the EVENT file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the EVENT file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. 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 PaintShop Pro

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Corel Cataloged Folder Format files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with EVENT files affecting older versions of given software.

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