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FH12 File Extension

Adobe FreeHand Drawing
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Category
    Graphic Files
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What is FH12 file?

FH12 filename suffix is mostly used for Adobe FreeHand Drawing files. Adobe FreeHand Drawing specification was created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. FH12 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with FH12 extension are categorized as Graphic Files files. The Graphic Files subset comprises 524 various file formats. The most popular software that supports FH12 files is Adobe FreeHand MX. Software named Adobe FreeHand MX was created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. In order to find more detailed information on the software and FH12 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support FH12 file extension

Programs that can handle FH12 files are as follows. Files with FH12 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 FH12 file

How to open file with FH12 extension?

Problems with accessing FH12 may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Adobe FreeHand Drawing 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. Install Adobe FreeHand MX software

Install software to open FH12 file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening FH12 files is that no program that can handle FH12 files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Adobe FreeHand MX. 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 Adobe FreeHand MX website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Adobe FreeHand MX and update if needed

Update software that support file extension FH12If you already have Adobe FreeHand MX installed on your systems and FH12 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why FH12 files are not compatible with Adobe FreeHand MX. The most recent version of Adobe FreeHand MX is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Adobe FreeHand Drawing files with Adobe FreeHand MX

After installing Adobe FreeHand MX (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open FH12 files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with FH12 file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the FH12 file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Adobe FreeHand MX is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open FH12 files and clicking OK.
Associate software with FH12 file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected FH12 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with FH12 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the FH12 is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the FH12 file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check FH12 file for viruses
1. Check the FH12 file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the FH12 file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the FH12 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Verify that the FH12 file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic FH12 file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the FH12 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Adobe FreeHand Drawing file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Adobe FreeHand MX

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with FH12 extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Adobe FreeHand Drawing file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with FH12 files affecting older versions of given software.

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