IS4 File Extension

IS4 file icon
SmartWare Input Screen
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    SmartWare Corporation
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What is IS4 file?

IS4 filename suffix is mostly used for SmartWare Input Screen files. SmartWare Corporation defined the SmartWare Input Screen format standard. IS4 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. IS4 file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 4321 other filename extensions listed in our database. SmartWare is by far the most used program for working with IS4 files. Software named SmartWare was created by SmartWare Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and IS4 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support IS4 file extension

Programs that can handle IS4 files are as follows. Files with IS4 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 IS4 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with IS4 extension?

Being unable to open files with IS4 extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to SmartWare Input Screen files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the SmartWare

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening IS4 files is that no program that can handle IS4 files is installed on user’s system. 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. The safest method of downloading SmartWare installed is by going to developer’s website (SmartWare Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of SmartWare and update if needed

If you already have SmartWare installed on your systems and IS4 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of SmartWare installed, it may not support IS4 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 SmartWare.

Step 3. Associate SmartWare Input Screen files with SmartWare

After installing SmartWare (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open IS4 files. 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 IS4 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 IS4 files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with IS4 extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select SmartWare and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with IS4 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the IS4 for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the IS4 file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the IS4 in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the IS4 file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the IS4 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the IS4 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with IS4 extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the IS4 file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the IS4 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.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the SmartWare Input Screen file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open SmartWare

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with IS4 extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with SmartWare Input Screen 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 IS4 files.

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