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FLIPCHART File Extension

ActivInspire Flipchart Format
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What is FLIPCHART file?

FLIPCHART (or FLP) files are used to store presentations created with the ActiveInspire application. It is a program for planning educational lessons. It contains such useful elements like rules or arithmetic formulas and exercises facilitating solving a given problem.

Additional information

A FLIPCHART file contains lessons prepared by teachers. They include interactive presentations for students based on word puzzles, jigsaws, mathematic exercises or additional words. They may also contain templates of the „Jeopardy” game, popular in the US.

FLIPCHART files can be used in interactive lessons using electronic devices (for example the ActiveBoard Touch). In case of lack of proper equipment, data contained within a FLIPCHART file can be exported into one of more popular formats, like PDF or HTML.

Programs which support FLIPCHART file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 3 operating systems that support FLIPCHART files. Files with FLIPCHART 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 FLIPCHART file

Updated: 08/02/2022

How to open file with FLIPCHART extension?

Problems with accessing FLIPCHART may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with FLIPCHART extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install ActivInspire

Install software to open FLIPCHART file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports FLIPCHART files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install ActivInspire. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support FLIPCHART files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit ActivInspire website and download the installer.

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

Update software that support file extension FLIPCHARTIf the problems with opening FLIPCHART files still occur even after installing ActivInspire, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of ActivInspire is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why FLIPCHART files are not compatible with ActivInspire. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using ActivInspire.

Step 3. Set the default application to open FLIPCHART files to ActivInspire

If you have the latest version of ActivInspire installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage FLIPCHART on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with FLIPCHART file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the FLIPCHART file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where ActivInspire is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open FLIPCHART files and clicking OK.
Associate software with FLIPCHART file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected FLIPCHART file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with FLIPCHART extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the FLIPCHART is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the FLIPCHART file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

Should it happed that the FLIPCHART is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. FLIPCHART file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If you obtained the problematic FLIPCHART file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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 FLIPCHART 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

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the ActivInspire Flipchart Format file again.

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

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with ActivInspire Flipchart Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle FLIPCHART files.

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