FTCH File Extension

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Extensis Portfolio Image Database
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What is FTCH file?

FTCH filename suffix is mostly used for Extensis Portfolio Image Database files. Extensis a division of Celartem, Inc. defined the Extensis Portfolio Image Database format standard. FTCH file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. FTCH file belongs to the Database Files category just like 359 other filename extensions listed in our database. Portfolio is by far the most used program for working with FTCH files. On the official website of Extensis a division of Celartem, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about thePortfolio software, but also about FTCH and other supported file formats.

Programs which support FTCH file extension

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

Programs that support FTCH file

Windows Windows

How to open file with FTCH extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening FTCH files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with FTCH 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. Get the Portfolio

Problems with opening and working with FTCH files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with FTCH files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Portfolio and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Portfolio website and download the installer.

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

If the problems with opening FTCH files still occur even after installing Portfolio, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Portfolio is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of Portfolio installed, it may not support FTCH format. The latest version of Portfolio should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open FTCH files to Portfolio

If you have the latest version of Portfolio installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage FTCH on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the FTCH 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 Portfolio is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open FTCH files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the FTCH file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • 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 FTCH extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the FTCH for errors

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

1. The FTCH may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the FTCH is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the FTCH file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the FTCH 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 FTCH file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Extensis Portfolio Image Database file.

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

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

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

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

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