GTC filename suffix is mostly used for Graitec Exchange Format files. Graitec defined the Graitec Exchange Format format standard. Files with GTC extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. GTC file format, along with 622 other file formats, belongs to the 3D Image Files category. The software recommended for managing GTC files is Advance Design. On the official website of Graitec developer not only will you find detailed information about theAdvance Design software, but also about GTC and other supported file formats.
Below is a table that list programs that support GTC files. GTC files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Being unable to open files with GTC extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with GTC files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with GTC files.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports GTC files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Advance Design and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Advance Design installed is by going to developer’s website (Graitec) and downloading the software using provided links.
If the problems with opening GTC files still occur even after installing Advance Design, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Advance Design is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Advance Design cannot handle files with GTC may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Advance Design.
After installing Advance Design (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open GTC files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent
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If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the GTC file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
If the GTC is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the GTC file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. GTC file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
Did you receive the GTC file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 GTC extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Graitec Exchange Format file again.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with GTC extension. In this case close the other applications.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Graitec Exchange Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with GTC files affecting older versions of given software.
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