LGC File Extension

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SimpleK Database Format

What is LGC file?

LGC is a file extension commonly associated with SimpleK Database Format files. SimpleK Database Format specification was created by Prosystech. LGC file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. LGC file belongs to the Database Files category just like 343 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use SimpleK software for managing LGC files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. On the official website of Prosystech inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theSimpleK software, but also about LGC and other supported file formats.

Programs which support LGC file extension

The following listing features LGC-compatible programs. Files with LGC extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support LGC file

How to open file with LGC extension?

Problems with accessing LGC may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with LGC 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. Get the SimpleK

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports LGC files installed on the system. The most obvious solution is to download and install SimpleK or one to the listed programs: Microsoft Windows. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading SimpleK installed is by going to developer’s website (Prosystech inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

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

If the problems with opening LGC files still occur even after installing SimpleK, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of SimpleK is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of SimpleK installed, it may not support LGC format. The most recent version of SimpleK is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open LGC files to SimpleK

If you have the latest version of SimpleK installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage LGC on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the LGC file and choose 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 SimpleK is installed, check the Always use this app to open LGC files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected LGC 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
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with LGC extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

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

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

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

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

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

Did you receive the LGC file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the LGC file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the SimpleK Database Format file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open SimpleK

If the systems has insufficient resources to open LGC files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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 SimpleK Database Format files. It may be the case that the LGC files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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