IX2 File Extension

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WordPerfect Address Book Format
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    Corel
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What is IX2 file?

IX2 is a file extension commonly associated with WordPerfect Address Book Format files. WordPerfect Address Book Format format was developed by Corel. Files with IX2 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with IX2 extension are categorized as Data Files files. The Data Files subset comprises 1325 various file formats. The most popular software that supports IX2 files is WordPerfect Office. WordPerfect Office software was developed by Corel Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about IX2 files or the WordPerfect Office software program.

Programs which support IX2 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support IX2 files. IX2 files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support IX2 file

How to open file with IX2 extension?

Problems with accessing IX2 may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with IX2 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install WordPerfect Office software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening IX2 files is that no program that can handle IX2 files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install WordPerfect Office. 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 WordPerfect Office installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Corel Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of WordPerfect Office and update if needed

If you already have WordPerfect Office installed on your systems and IX2 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. This can be one of the causes why IX2 files are not compatible with WordPerfect Office. The latest version of WordPerfect Office should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open IX2 files to WordPerfect Office

After installing WordPerfect Office (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open IX2 files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the IX2 file
  • 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 WordPerfect Office installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open IX2 files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected IX2 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with IX2 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the IX2 is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the IX2 file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. The IX2 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the IX2 file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. IX2 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the IX2 file’s structure is intact

If the IX2 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. It could happen the the download process of file with IX2 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. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the WordPerfect Address Book Format file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run WordPerfect Office

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with IX2 extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with WordPerfect Address Book Format file. It may be the case that the IX2 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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