IXB File Extension

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Ulead Disc Image
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What is IXB file?

IXB is a file extension commonly associated with Ulead Disc Image files. Corel defined the Ulead Disc Image format standard. IXB file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. IXB file format, along with 1325 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. Users are advised to use MovieFactory software for managing IXB files, although 2 other programs can also handle this type of file.

Programs which support IXB file extension

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

How to open file with IXB extension?

Problems with accessing IXB may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Ulead Disc Image 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. Install MovieFactory software

Problems with opening and working with IXB files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with IXB files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select MovieFactory or one of the recommended programs (for example, Corel DVD MovieFactory, Ulead Burn.Now) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. 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 MovieFactory installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update MovieFactory to the latest version

You still cannot access IXB files although MovieFactory 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 The reason that MovieFactory cannot handle files with IXB may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of MovieFactory is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Ulead Disc Image files with MovieFactory

If you have the latest version of MovieFactory installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage IXB 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

  • Clicking the IXB with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where MovieFactory is installed, check the Always use this app to open IXB files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected IXB file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with IXB extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the IXB for errors

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

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

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

Did you receive the IXB file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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. If the IXB file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Ulead Disc Image file.

4. Check whether your system can handle MovieFactory

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Ulead Disc Image files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with IXB files affecting older versions of given software.

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