IFCZIP File Extension

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Compessed IFC Format
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What is IFCZIP file?

Full format name of files that use IFCZIP extension is Compessed IFC Format. IFCZIP files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. IFCZIP file belongs to the CAD Files category just like 158 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports IFCZIP files is Tekla BIMsight.

Programs which support IFCZIP file extension

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

How to open file with IFCZIP extension?

Being unable to open files with IFCZIP extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with IFCZIP extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with IFCZIP files.

Step 1. Get the Tekla BIMsight

Problems with opening and working with IFCZIP files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with IFCZIP files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Tekla BIMsight. 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 Tekla BIMsight website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Tekla BIMsight to the latest version

If you already have Tekla BIMsight installed on your systems and IFCZIP 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 IFCZIP files are not compatible with Tekla BIMsight. The most recent version of Tekla BIMsight is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Tekla BIMsight to IFCZIP files

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

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the IFCZIP with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Tekla BIMsight is installed, check the Always use this app to open IFCZIP 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 IFCZIP extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with IFCZIP extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the IFCZIP 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 IFCZIP file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the IFCZIP file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the IFCZIP 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. IFCZIP file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If the IFCZIP file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with IFCZIP extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Compessed IFC Format file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Tekla BIMsight

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Compessed IFC Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the IFCZIP files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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