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F02 File Extension

  • Developer
    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Category
  • Popularity
    2.3 (6 votes)

What is F02 file?

Full format name of files that use F02 extension is HEC-RAS Flow. HEC-RAS Flow specification was created by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Files with F02 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. F02 file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 6033 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports F02 files is HEC-RAS. Software named HEC-RAS was created by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In order to find more detailed information on the software and F02 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support F02 file extension

The following listing features F02-compatible programs. F02 files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support F02 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with F02 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening F02 files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to HEC-RAS Flow 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 HEC-RAS

Install software to open F02 file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening F02 files is that no program that can handle F02 files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the HEC-RAS developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy 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 HEC-RAS installed is by going to developer’s website (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update HEC-RAS to the latest version

Update software that support file extension F02You still cannot access F02 files although HEC-RAS is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why F02 files are not compatible with HEC-RAS. The latest version of HEC-RAS should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate HEC-RAS Flow files with HEC-RAS

After installing HEC-RAS (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open F02 files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with F02 file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the F02 file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the HEC-RAS installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open F02 files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with F02 file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the F02 file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select HEC-RAS and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with F02 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the F02 file is complete and free of 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 F02 file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check F02 file for viruses
1. Check the F02 file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the F02 is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the F02 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the F02 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with F02 extension is complete and error-free

If the F02 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with F02 extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run HEC-RAS

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support F02 files. Close all running programs and try opening the F02 file.

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with HEC-RAS Flow files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the F02 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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