JVXL File Extension

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Jmol Voxel Data Format

What is JVXL file?

JVXL filename suffix is mostly used for Jmol Voxel Data Format files. JVXL file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with JVXL extension are categorized as Raster Image Files files. The Raster Image Files subset comprises 400 various file formats. Jmol is by far the most used program for working with JVXL files. Software named Jmol was created by SourceForge.net. In order to find more detailed information on the software and JVXL files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support JVXL file extension

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

Windows Windows

Updated: 03/31/2020

How to open file with JVXL extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening JVXL files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with JVXL extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install Jmol

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening JVXL files is that no program that can handle JVXL files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the Jmol 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. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Jmol website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Jmol

If the problems with opening JVXL files still occur even after installing Jmol, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Jmol is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Jmol cannot handle files with JVXL may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Jmol should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open JVXL files to Jmol

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate JVXL files with latest version of Jmol you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

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

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the JVXL file and select 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 JVXL extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the JVXL is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper JVXL file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the JVXL file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the JVXL is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the JVXL file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the JVXL 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. It could happen the the download process of file with JVXL 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. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Jmol Voxel Data Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Jmol

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support JVXL files. Close all running programs and try opening the JVXL 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 Jmol Voxel Data Format files. It may be the case that the JVXL files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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