PAN File Extension

PAN file icon
Panorama Database Format
  • Developer
    ProVUE Development
  • Popularity
    3.8 (6 votes)

What is PAN file?

Full format name of files that use PAN extension is Panorama Database Format. ProVUE Development defined the Panorama Database Format format standard. Files with PAN extension may be used by programs distributed for Mac OS, Windows platform. Files with PAN extension are categorized as Database Files files. The Database Files subset comprises 341 various file formats. The most popular program for handling PAN files is Panorama, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of ProVUE Development developer not only will you find detailed information about thePanorama software, but also about PAN and other supported file formats.

Programs which support PAN file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open PAN files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. PAN files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support PAN file

How to open file with PAN extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening PAN files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Panorama Database Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install Panorama software

Problems with opening and working with PAN files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with PAN files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Panorama or different compatible program, such as Panorama Sheets. 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 Panorama website and download the installer.

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

If you already have Panorama installed on your systems and PAN files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of Panorama installed, it may not support PAN format. The latest version of Panorama should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open PAN files to Panorama

If you have the latest version of Panorama installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage PAN on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the PAN file and choose Open with option
  • 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 Panorama installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open PAN files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with PAN 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 PAN extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the PAN 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 PAN file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the PAN file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the PAN file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the PAN file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the PAN file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic PAN 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 PAN 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

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Panorama Database Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Panorama

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Panorama Database Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle PAN files.

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