IX4 File Extension

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Rebel Chess
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What is IX4 file?

Full format name of files that use IX4 extension is Rebel Chess. Rebel Chess specification was created by Lokasoft. IX4 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. IX4 file format, along with 1274 other file formats, belongs to the Game Files category. The software recommended for managing IX4 files is Rebel. Rebel software was developed by Lokasoft, and on its official website you may find more information about IX4 files or the Rebel software program.

Programs which support IX4 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support IX4 files. IX4 files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support IX4 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with IX4 extension?

Problems with accessing IX4 may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with IX4 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with IX4 files.

Step 1. Install Rebel software

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports IX4 files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Rebel and install it on your device. 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 Rebel installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Lokasoft website and download from their official repositories.

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

If the problems with opening IX4 files still occur even after installing Rebel, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Rebel is available. 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 IX4 files are not compatible with Rebel. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Rebel.

Step 3. Set the default application to open IX4 files to Rebel

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate IX4 files with latest version of Rebel 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.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the IX4 file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Rebel installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open IX4 files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the IX4 file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Rebel and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with IX4 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the IX4 file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the IX4 file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. The IX4 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the IX4 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the IX4 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the IX4 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Ensure the file with IX4 extension is complete and error-free

If the IX4 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. If the IX4 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Rebel Chess file.

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

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support IX4 files. Close all running programs and try opening the IX4 file.

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 Rebel Chess file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle IX4 files.

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