IXW File Extension

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ERDAS IMAGINE Toolbar Setting
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    ERDAS, Inc.
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What is IXW file?

IXW is a file extension commonly associated with ERDAS IMAGINE Toolbar Setting files. ERDAS IMAGINE Toolbar Setting format was developed by ERDAS, Inc.. IXW files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with IXW extension are categorized as Settings Files files. The Settings Files subset comprises 1113 various file formats. ERDAS IMAGINE is by far the most used program for working with IXW files. ERDAS IMAGINE software was developed by ERDAS, Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about IXW files or the ERDAS IMAGINE software program.

Programs which support IXW file extension

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

How to open file with IXW extension?

Being unable to open files with IXW extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with IXW extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with IXW files.

Step 1. Install ERDAS IMAGINE software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening IXW files is that no program that can handle IXW files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download ERDAS IMAGINE and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading ERDAS IMAGINE installed is by going to developer’s website (ERDAS, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update ERDAS IMAGINE to the latest version

If you already have ERDAS IMAGINE installed on your systems and IXW 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. The reason that ERDAS IMAGINE cannot handle files with IXW may be that the software is outdated.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 ERDAS IMAGINE.

Step 3. Set the default application to open IXW files to ERDAS IMAGINE

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

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the IXW with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the 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 ERDAS IMAGINE installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open IXW files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with IXW extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with IXW extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

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

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

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

If the IXW is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. IXW file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

Did you receive the IXW 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. When downloading the file with IXW extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the ERDAS IMAGINE Toolbar Setting file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle ERDAS IMAGINE

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with ERDAS IMAGINE Toolbar Setting file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle IXW files.

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