IGE File Extension

IGE file icon
Erdas Imagine Large Raster Spill
  • Developer
    ERDAS, Inc.
  • Category
    Graphic Files
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is IGE file?

Full format name of files that use IGE extension is Erdas Imagine Large Raster Spill. Erdas Imagine Large Raster Spill specification was created by ERDAS, Inc.. Files with IGE extension may be used by programs distributed for platform. IGE file format, along with 524 other file formats, belongs to the Graphic Files category. Users are advised to use software for managing IGE files, although -1 other programs can also handle this type of file.

Programs which support IGE file extension

Files with IGE 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 IGE file

How to open file with IGE extension?

Problems with accessing IGE may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with IGE files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install software

Problems with opening and working with IGE files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with IGE files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install . Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support IGE files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update to the latest version

You still cannot access IGE files although is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of installed, it may not support IGE format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using .

Step 3. Assign to IGE files

If you have the latest version of installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage IGE 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

  • Right-click the IGE 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 is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open IGE files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the IGE file and 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 IGE extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the IGE for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the IGE file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the IGE file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the IGE file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. IGE file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If the IGE 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. When downloading the file with IGE 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

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. Check whether your system can handle

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

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 Erdas Imagine Large Raster Spill files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the IGE files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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