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PC5 File Extension

Rockwell Software Logix 5 Format
  • Developer
    Rockwell Automation, Inc.
  • Category
    Document Files
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What is PC5 file?

Full format name of files that use PC5 extension is Rockwell Software Logix 5 Format. Rockwell Software Logix 5 Format format was developed by Rockwell Automation, Inc.. PC5 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. PC5 file format, along with 574 other file formats, belongs to the Document Files category. RSLogix is by far the most used program for working with PC5 files. Software named RSLogix was created by Rockwell Automation, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and PC5 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support PC5 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support PC5 files. Files with PC5 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 PC5 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with PC5 extension?

Problems with accessing PC5 may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Rockwell Software Logix 5 Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with PC5 files.

Step 1. Install RSLogix software

Install software to open PC5 file Problems with opening and working with PC5 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with PC5 files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install RSLogix. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download RSLogix installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Rockwell Automation, Inc. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of RSLogix

Update software that support file extension PC5You still cannot access PC5 files although RSLogix is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that RSLogix cannot handle files with PC5 may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using RSLogix.

Step 3. Assign RSLogix to PC5 files

After installing RSLogix (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open PC5 files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with PC5 file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the PC5 file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the RSLogix installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open PC5 files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with PC5 file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected PC5 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select RSLogix and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with PC5 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the PC5 file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the PC5 file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check PC5 file for viruses
1. The PC5 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the PC5 file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. PC5 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the PC5 file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the PC5 file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 PC5 extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

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 Rockwell Software Logix 5 Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle RSLogix

If the systems has insufficient resources to open PC5 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Rockwell Software Logix 5 Format files. It may be the case that the PC5 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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