PTZ File Extension

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E-Transcript Bundle Format
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    Thomson West
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What is PTZ file?

PTZ is a file extension commonly associated with E-Transcript Bundle Format files. Thomson West defined the E-Transcript Bundle Format format standard. PTZ files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. PTZ file format, along with 1258 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. E-Transcript Viewer supports PTZ files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 2 other tools may also be used.

Programs which support PTZ file extension

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

How to open file with PTZ extension?

Being unable to open files with PTZ extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with PTZ extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the E-Transcript Viewer

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening PTZ files is that no program that can handle PTZ files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select E-Transcript Viewer or one of the recommended programs (for example, LiveNote, West Publisher) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download E-Transcript Viewer installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of E-Transcript Viewer and update if needed

You still cannot access PTZ files although E-Transcript Viewer is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of E-Transcript Viewer installed, it may not support PTZ format. The latest version of E-Transcript Viewer should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open PTZ files to E-Transcript Viewer

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate PTZ files with latest version of E-Transcript Viewer you have installed 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.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the PTZ file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where E-Transcript Viewer is installed, check the Always use this app to open PTZ files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected PTZ file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select E-Transcript Viewer and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with PTZ extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the PTZ is not faulty

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

1. The PTZ may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the PTZ is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the PTZ file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If you obtained the problematic PTZ 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 PTZ 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. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run E-Transcript Viewer

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support PTZ files. Close all running programs and try opening the PTZ file.

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

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

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