LYC File Extension

LYC file icon
BestIMAGE Compressed Design Format
  • Developer
    Stork Prints
  • Category
  • Popularity
    2.6 (5 votes)

What is LYC file?

LYC is a file extension commonly associated with BestIMAGE Compressed Design Format files. BestIMAGE Compressed Design Format format was developed by Stork Prints. LYC file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. LYC file belongs to the CAD Files category just like 158 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports LYC files is bestIMAGE. bestIMAGE software was developed by Stork Prints BV, and on its official website you may find more information about LYC files or the bestIMAGE software program.

Programs which support LYC file extension

The following listing features LYC-compatible programs. Files with LYC 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 LYC file

Windows Windows

How to open file with LYC extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening LYC files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with LYC 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. Download and install bestIMAGE

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports LYC files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the bestIMAGE 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 bestIMAGE website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of bestIMAGE and update if needed

If the problems with opening LYC files still occur even after installing bestIMAGE, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of bestIMAGE is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that bestIMAGE cannot handle files with LYC may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of bestIMAGE is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate BestIMAGE Compressed Design Format files with bestIMAGE

If you have the latest version of bestIMAGE installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage LYC 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 LYC 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 bestIMAGE installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open LYC files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with LYC extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • 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 LYC extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

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

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the LYC file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. The LYC may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

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

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic LYC file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with LYC extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the BestIMAGE Compressed Design Format file again.

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

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with BestIMAGE Compressed Design Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle LYC files.

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