IGA File Extension

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CARIS GIS Corner Georeferencing Coordinate
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What is IGA file?

IGA is a file extension commonly associated with CARIS GIS Corner Georeferencing Coordinate files. CARIS GIS Corner Georeferencing Coordinate format was developed by CARIS. Files with IGA extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. IGA file belongs to the GIS Files category just like 206 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use Easy View software for managing IGA files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. On the official website of CARIS developer not only will you find detailed information about theEasy View software, but also about IGA and other supported file formats.

Programs which support IGA file extension

Programs that can handle IGA files are as follows. Files with IGA 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 IGA file

How to open file with IGA extension?

Being unable to open files with IGA extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with IGA files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install Easy View software

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports IGA files installed on the system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Easy View or different compatible program, such as CARIS GIS Professional. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support IGA files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Easy View installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit CARIS website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Easy View

You still cannot access IGA files although Easy View is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Easy View cannot handle files with IGA may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Easy View should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Easy View to IGA files

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

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the IGA file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Easy View is installed, check the Always use this app to open IGA files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with IGA extension, select 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 IGA extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the IGA 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 IGA file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the IGA file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the IGA file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

Did you receive the IGA file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the IGA file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

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 Easy View

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support IGA files. Close all running programs and try opening the IGA 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 CARIS GIS Corner Georeferencing Coordinate files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with IGA files affecting older versions of given software.

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