IMSCC File Extension

IMSCC file icon
Canvas Exported Course
  • Developer
    Instructure
  • Category
    Document Files
  • Popularity
    3 (1 votes)

What is IMSCC file?

Full format name of files that use IMSCC extension is Canvas Exported Course. Instructure defined the Canvas Exported Course format standard. IMSCC files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. IMSCC file format, along with 574 other file formats, belongs to the Document Files category. The software recommended for managing IMSCC files is Canvas by Instructure. On the official website of Instructure developer not only will you find detailed information about theCanvas by Instructure software, but also about IMSCC and other supported file formats.

Programs which support IMSCC file extension

Programs that can handle IMSCC files are as follows. IMSCC files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support IMSCC file

How to open file with IMSCC extension?

Being unable to open files with IMSCC extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with IMSCC 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. Download and install Canvas by Instructure

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening IMSCC files is that no program that can handle IMSCC files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the Canvas by Instructure developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support IMSCC files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Canvas by Instructure installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Instructure website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of Canvas by Instructure and update if needed

If you already have Canvas by Instructure installed on your systems and IMSCC 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. The reason that Canvas by Instructure cannot handle files with IMSCC 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 Canvas by Instructure.

Step 3. Assign Canvas by Instructure to IMSCC files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate IMSCC files with latest version of Canvas by Instructure you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the IMSCC file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Canvas by Instructure installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open IMSCC files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the IMSCC file and 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....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with IMSCC extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the IMSCC file is complete and free of errors

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

1. The IMSCC may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the IMSCC is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the IMSCC file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the IMSCC file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If you obtained the problematic IMSCC file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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. If the IMSCC file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Canvas Exported Course file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Canvas by Instructure

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Canvas Exported Course files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle IMSCC files.

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