IDRC File Extension

IDRC file icon
Adobe InDesign Resource
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Category
    Graphic Files
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What is IDRC file?

Full format name of files that use IDRC extension is Adobe InDesign Resource. Adobe Systems Incorporated defined the Adobe InDesign Resource format standard. IDRC files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. IDRC file belongs to the Graphic Files category just like 524 other filename extensions listed in our database. Adobe InDesign is by far the most used program for working with IDRC files. Adobe InDesign software was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated, and on its official website you may find more information about IDRC files or the Adobe InDesign software program.

Programs which support IDRC file extension

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

Programs that support IDRC file

How to open file with IDRC extension?

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

Step 1. Install Adobe InDesign software

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports IDRC files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Adobe InDesign 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. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Adobe InDesign website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Adobe InDesign to the latest version

If you already have Adobe InDesign installed on your systems and IDRC files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Adobe InDesign cannot handle files with IDRC may be that the software is outdated.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 Adobe InDesign.

Step 3. Associate Adobe InDesign Resource files with Adobe InDesign

After installing Adobe InDesign (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open IDRC files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the IDRC file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Adobe InDesign is installed, check the Always use this app to open IDRC files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected IDRC file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Adobe InDesign and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with IDRC extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the IDRC is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the IDRC file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Verify that the IDRC in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the IDRC 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 IDRC file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Ensure the file with IDRC extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic IDRC file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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 IDRC 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 in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Adobe InDesign

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Adobe InDesign Resource file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle IDRC files.

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