NCS File Extension

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Bioware Aurora / Obsidian Electron Compiled Script
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What is NCS file?

NCS filename suffix is mostly used for Bioware Aurora / Obsidian Electron Compiled Script files. Bioware Aurora / Obsidian Electron Compiled Script format was developed by BioWare. NCS file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with NCS extension are categorized as Game Files files. The Game Files subset comprises 1372 various file formats. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic supports NCS files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 2 other tools may also be used. On the official website of BioWare developer not only will you find detailed information about theStar Wars: Knights of the Old Republic software, but also about NCS and other supported file formats.

Programs which support NCS file extension

The following listing features NCS-compatible programs. NCS files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support NCS file

How to open file with NCS extension?

Being unable to open files with NCS extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with NCS 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. Download and install Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Install software to open NCS file Problems with opening and working with NCS files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with NCS files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic or one of the recommended programs (for example, Planescape: Torment, Icewind Dale) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic installed is by going to developer’s website (BioWare) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Update software that support file extension NCSIf the problems with opening NCS files still occur even after installing Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why NCS files are not compatible with Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. The most recent version of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open NCS files to Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

If you have the latest version of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage NCS 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.

Associate software with NCS 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 NCS file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is installed, check the Always use this app to open NCS files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with NCS file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with NCS extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with NCS extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the NCS is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the NCS file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check NCS file for viruses
1. Check the NCS file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the NCS is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing 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 NCS file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

Did you receive the NCS file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. If the NCS file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Bioware Aurora / Obsidian Electron Compiled Script file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle NCS files.

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