Full format name of files that use OCR extension is FAXGrapper Fax Text Format. FAXGrapper Fax Text Format format was developed by Nuance Communications. Files with OCR extension may be used by programs distributed for Mac OS, Windows platform. Files with OCR extension are categorized as Text Files files. The Text Files subset comprises 415 various file formats. Users are advised to use Text editor software for managing OCR files, although 2 other programs can also handle this type of file.
Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open OCR files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with OCR 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.
Being unable to open files with OCR extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with OCR 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.
Problems with opening and working with OCR files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with OCR files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install Text editor or one to the listed programs: TextEdit, Windows Notepad. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support OCR files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Text editor installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.
If you already have Text editor installed on your systems and OCR 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 Text editor installed, it may not support OCR format. The most recent version of Text editor is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
If you have the latest version of Text editor installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage OCR on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the OCR file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
Should it happed that the OCR is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. OCR file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
If you obtained the problematic OCR 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. It could happen the the download process of file with OCR extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the FAXGrapper Fax Text Format file.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with OCR extension. In this case close the other applications.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with FAXGrapper Fax Text Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle OCR files.
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