INCX File Extension

INCX file icon
InCopy CS3 Interchange Format
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.6 (3 votes)

What is INCX file?

Full format name of files that use INCX extension is InCopy CS3 Interchange Format. Adobe Systems defined the InCopy CS3 Interchange Format format standard. INCX files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS, Windows. Files with INCX extension are categorized as Layout Files files. The Layout Files subset comprises 137 various file formats. Adobe InCopy supports INCX files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. Software named Adobe InCopy was created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. In order to find more detailed information on the software and INCX files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support INCX file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open INCX files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with INCX 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 INCX file

How to open file with INCX extension?

Being unable to open files with INCX extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with INCX 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. Get the Adobe InCopy

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports INCX files installed on the system. The most obvious solution is to download and install Adobe InCopy or one to the listed programs: Adobe InDesign. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download Adobe InCopy installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Adobe Systems Incorporated website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Adobe InCopy to the latest version

You still cannot access INCX files although Adobe InCopy is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Adobe InCopy cannot handle files with INCX 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 Adobe InCopy.

Step 3. Assign Adobe InCopy to INCX files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate INCX files with latest version of Adobe InCopy you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the INCX file and choose 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 Adobe InCopy is installed, check the Always use this app to open INCX files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the INCX file and 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....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with INCX extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

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

1. Check the INCX file for viruses or malware

If the INCX is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the INCX file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the INCX 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 INCX extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Adobe InCopy

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with INCX 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 InCopy CS3 Interchange Format files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with INCX files affecting older versions of given software.

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