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HYC File Extension

Corel WordPerfect Data
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What is HYC file?

HYC filename suffix is mostly used for Corel WordPerfect Data files. Corel Corporation defined the Corel WordPerfect Data format standard. HYC files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with HYC extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 6033 various file formats. The most popular program for handling HYC files is WordPerfect Office, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of Corel Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theWordPerfect Office software, but also about HYC and other supported file formats.

Programs which support HYC file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support HYC files. HYC files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support HYC file

How to open file with HYC extension?

Being unable to open files with HYC extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with HYC extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install WordPerfect Office software

Install software to open HYC file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports HYC files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the WordPerfect Office developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading WordPerfect Office installed is by going to developer’s website (Corel Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of WordPerfect Office and update if needed

Update software that support file extension HYCIf the problems with opening HYC files still occur even after installing WordPerfect Office, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of WordPerfect Office is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that WordPerfect Office cannot handle files with HYC 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 WordPerfect Office.

Step 3. Set the default application to open HYC files to WordPerfect Office

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate HYC files with latest version of WordPerfect Office you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with HYC file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the HYC file
  • 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 WordPerfect Office installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open HYC files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with HYC file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected HYC file open the file menu and choose 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 HYC extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the HYC is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the HYC file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

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

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

If you obtained the problematic HYC file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the HYC file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Corel WordPerfect Data file again.

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

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

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 Corel WordPerfect Data file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle HYC files.

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