ICALEVENT File Extension

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ICal Event Format
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What is ICALEVENT file?

Full format name of files that use ICALEVENT extension is ICal Event Format. ICal Event Format format was developed by Apple. ICALEVENT file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Mac OS system platform. Files with ICALEVENT extension are categorized as Data Files files. The Data Files subset comprises 1325 various file formats. The software recommended for managing ICALEVENT files is Apple Calendar (iCal). Apple Calendar (iCal) software was developed by Apple, Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about ICALEVENT files or the Apple Calendar (iCal) software program.

Programs which support ICALEVENT file extension

The following listing features ICALEVENT-compatible programs. Files with ICALEVENT extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support ICALEVENT file

How to open file with ICALEVENT extension?

Being unable to open files with ICALEVENT extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with ICALEVENT 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 ICALEVENT files.

Step 1. Get the Apple Calendar (iCal)

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening ICALEVENT files is that no program that can handle ICALEVENT files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the Apple Calendar (iCal) developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Apple Calendar (iCal) installed is by going to developer’s website (Apple, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update Apple Calendar (iCal) to the latest version

If you already have Apple Calendar (iCal) installed on your systems and ICALEVENT files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. 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 ICALEVENT files are not compatible with Apple Calendar (iCal). The latest version of Apple Calendar (iCal) should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Apple Calendar (iCal) to ICALEVENT files

After installing Apple Calendar (iCal) (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open ICALEVENT files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the ICALEVENT file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Apple Calendar (iCal) is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open ICALEVENT files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the ICALEVENT file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Apple Calendar (iCal) and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with ICALEVENT extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the ICALEVENT file is complete and free of errors

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 ICALEVENT file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the ICALEVENT file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the ICALEVENT file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the ICALEVENT file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the ICALEVENT file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic ICALEVENT 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. If the ICALEVENT 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. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Apple Calendar (iCal)

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with ICal Event Format 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 ICALEVENT files.

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