MODULE File Extension

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Drupal Module Format
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What is MODULE file?

Full format name of files that use MODULE extension is Drupal Module Format. Drupal defined the Drupal Module Format format standard. Files with MODULE extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux, Mac OS, Windows platform. Files with MODULE extension are categorized as Plugin Files files. The Plugin Files subset comprises 140 various file formats. Drupal supports MODULE files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 2 other tools may also be used.

Programs which support MODULE file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with MODULE files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with MODULE 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 MODULE file

Windows Windows
Linux Linux

How to open file with MODULE extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening MODULE files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with MODULE files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the Drupal

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports MODULE files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Drupal. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support MODULE files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Drupal installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Drupal to the latest version

If the problems with opening MODULE files still occur even after installing Drupal, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Drupal is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why MODULE files are not compatible with Drupal. The latest version of Drupal should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Drupal to MODULE files

After installing Drupal (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open MODULE files. 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

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the MODULE file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Drupal is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open MODULE files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the MODULE file and 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
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with MODULE extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the MODULE 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 MODULE file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the MODULE file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the MODULE file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If you obtained the problematic MODULE file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the MODULE file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Drupal

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Drupal Module Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the MODULE files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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