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LTM File Extension

IBM Lotus Forms Form
  • Developer
    IBM
  • Category
    Document Files
  • Popularity
    5 (2 votes)

What is LTM file?

Full format name of files that use LTM extension is IBM Lotus Forms Form. IBM Lotus Forms Form specification was created by IBM. LTM files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with LTM extension are categorized as Document Files files. The Document Files subset comprises 574 various file formats. IBM Lotus Forms is by far the most used program for working with LTM files. Software named IBM Lotus Forms was created by IBM. In order to find more detailed information on the software and LTM files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support LTM file extension

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

Programs that support LTM file

How to open file with LTM extension?

Being unable to open files with LTM extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with LTM extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the IBM Lotus Forms

Install software to open LTM file Problems with opening and working with LTM files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with LTM files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install IBM Lotus Forms. 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 IBM Lotus Forms website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update IBM Lotus Forms to the latest version

Update software that support file extension LTMIf you already have IBM Lotus Forms installed on your systems and LTM 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. If you have an older version of IBM Lotus Forms installed, it may not support LTM format. The most recent version of IBM Lotus Forms is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign IBM Lotus Forms to LTM files

After installing IBM Lotus Forms (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open LTM files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with LTM file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the LTM file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the IBM Lotus Forms installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open LTM files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with LTM file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with LTM extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select IBM Lotus Forms and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with LTM extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the LTM for errors

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 LTM file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check LTM file for viruses
1. Verify that the LTM in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the LTM 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. If the LTM file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

Did you receive the LTM 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. When downloading the file with LTM 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.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the IBM Lotus Forms Form file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run IBM Lotus Forms

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with LTM 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 IBM Lotus Forms Form file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle LTM files.

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