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IMC File Extension

LucasArts Game Sound
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What is IMC file?

IMC is a file extension commonly associated with LucasArts Game Sound files. LucasArts Game Sound specification was created by LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC. Files with IMC extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. IMC file format, along with 1509 other file formats, belongs to the Game Files category. The most popular program for handling IMC files is X-Wing Alliance, but users can choose among 2 different programs that support this file format. X-Wing Alliance software was developed by LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC, and on its official website you may find more information about IMC files or the X-Wing Alliance software program.

Programs which support IMC file extension

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

How to open file with IMC extension?

Problems with accessing IMC may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with IMC 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 X-Wing Alliance software

Install software to open IMC file Problems with opening and working with IMC files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with IMC files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select X-Wing Alliance or one of the recommended programs (for example, Star Wars: Dark Forces, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menance) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support IMC files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download X-Wing Alliance installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update X-Wing Alliance to the latest version

Update software that support file extension IMCYou still cannot access IMC files although X-Wing Alliance 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. The reason that X-Wing Alliance cannot handle files with IMC may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of X-Wing Alliance should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign X-Wing Alliance to IMC files

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

Associate software with IMC file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the IMC with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where X-Wing Alliance is installed, check the Always use this app to open IMC files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with IMC file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the IMC file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select X-Wing Alliance and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with IMC extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the IMC for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the IMC file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check IMC file for viruses
1. Verify that the IMC in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the IMC is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the IMC file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. IMC file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If the IMC file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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. When downloading the file with IMC extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the LucasArts Game Sound file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle X-Wing Alliance

If the systems has insufficient resources to open IMC files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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 LucasArts Game Sound 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 IMC files.

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