IS1 File Extension

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SmartWare Input Screen Format
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    SmartWare Corporation
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    3 (2 votes)

What is IS1 file?

IS1 filename suffix is mostly used for SmartWare Input Screen Format files. SmartWare Input Screen Format specification was created by SmartWare Corporation. Files with IS1 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. IS1 file format, along with 1325 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. The most popular software that supports IS1 files is SmartWare. On the official website of SmartWare Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theSmartWare software, but also about IS1 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support IS1 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support IS1 files. Files with IS1 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 IS1 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with IS1 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening IS1 files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with IS1 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. Download and install SmartWare

Problems with opening and working with IS1 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with IS1 files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the SmartWare developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy 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 SmartWare installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit SmartWare Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of SmartWare

You still cannot access IS1 files although SmartWare 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 SmartWare cannot handle files with IS1 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 SmartWare.

Step 3. Associate SmartWare Input Screen Format files with SmartWare

After installing SmartWare (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open IS1 files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the IS1 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 SmartWare installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open IS1 files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected IS1 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select SmartWare and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with IS1 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the IS1 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 IS1 file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the IS1 file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the IS1 is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the IS1 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic IS1 file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with IS1 extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the SmartWare Input Screen Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle SmartWare

If the systems has insufficient resources to open IS1 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with SmartWare Input Screen Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle IS1 files.

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