IBI File Extension

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Raven Software ICARUS Compiled Script
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    Raven Software
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What is IBI file?

IBI filename suffix is mostly used for Raven Software ICARUS Compiled Script files. Raven Software defined the Raven Software ICARUS Compiled Script format standard. IBI files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with IBI extension are categorized as Game Files files. The Game Files subset comprises 1272 various file formats. The software recommended for managing IBI files is Star Trek Elite Force. Software named Star Trek Elite Force was created by Raven Software. In order to find more detailed information on the software and IBI files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support IBI file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support IBI files. Files with IBI 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 IBI file

How to open file with IBI extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening IBI files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with IBI 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 Star Trek Elite Force

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports IBI files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Star Trek Elite Force. 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 Star Trek Elite Force website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Star Trek Elite Force

If the problems with opening IBI files still occur even after installing Star Trek Elite Force, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Star Trek Elite Force is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Star Trek Elite Force installed, it may not support IBI format. The latest version of Star Trek Elite Force should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Raven Software ICARUS Compiled Script files with Star Trek Elite Force

After installing Star Trek Elite Force (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open IBI files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the IBI file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Star Trek Elite Force is installed, check the Always use this app to open IBI files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with IBI extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with IBI extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the IBI is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper IBI file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

Should it happed that the IBI 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. If the scanner detected that the IBI file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the IBI 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. It could happen the the download process of file with IBI extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

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

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Raven Software ICARUS Compiled Script file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Star Trek Elite Force

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Raven Software ICARUS Compiled Script files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle IBI files.

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