PTSHORTCUT File Extension

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PowerTunes Format

What is PTSHORTCUT file?

PTSHORTCUT is a file extension commonly associated with PowerTunes Format files. PTSHORTCUT file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Mac OS system platform. PTSHORTCUT file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 4750 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing PTSHORTCUT files is PowerTunes.

Programs which support PTSHORTCUT file extension

Programs that can handle PTSHORTCUT files are as follows. PTSHORTCUT files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support PTSHORTCUT file

Updated: 04/07/2020

How to open file with PTSHORTCUT extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening PTSHORTCUT files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to PowerTunes Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install PowerTunes software

Problems with opening and working with PTSHORTCUT files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with PTSHORTCUT files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download PowerTunes and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support PTSHORTCUT files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading PowerTunes installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update PowerTunes to the latest version

If you already have PowerTunes installed on your systems and PTSHORTCUT 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 PowerTunes installed, it may not support PTSHORTCUT format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using PowerTunes.

Step 3. Set the default application to open PTSHORTCUT files to PowerTunes

If you have the latest version of PowerTunes installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage PTSHORTCUT 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.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the PTSHORTCUT with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where PowerTunes is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open PTSHORTCUT files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with PTSHORTCUT 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
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with PTSHORTCUT extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the PTSHORTCUT 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 PTSHORTCUT file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the PTSHORTCUT file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the PTSHORTCUT 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 PTSHORTCUT file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If you obtained the problematic PTSHORTCUT file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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 PTSHORTCUT 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 out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the PowerTunes Format file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run PowerTunes

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with PTSHORTCUT 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 PowerTunes Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the PTSHORTCUT files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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