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RECO File Extension

  • Developer
    Evernote Corporation
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.6 (10 votes)

What is RECO file?

Full format name of files that use RECO extension is Evernote. Evernote Corporation defined the Evernote format standard. RECO file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. RECO file format, along with 6033 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. Evernote is by far the most used program for working with RECO files. On the official website of Evernote Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theEvernote software, but also about RECO and other supported file formats.

Programs which support RECO file extension

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

Windows Windows

How to open file with RECO extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening RECO files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with RECO files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install Evernote software

Install software to open RECO file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports RECO files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Evernote developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy 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 Evernote installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Evernote Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

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

Update software that support file extension RECOYou still cannot access RECO files although Evernote 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 Evernote installed, it may not support RECO format. The latest version of Evernote should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Evernote to RECO files

If you have the latest version of Evernote installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage RECO on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with RECO file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the RECO 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 Evernote installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open RECO files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with RECO file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the RECO file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with RECO extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the RECO file is complete and free of 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 RECO file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check RECO file for viruses
1. The RECO 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 RECO file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the RECO file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. RECO file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If the RECO file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 RECO 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.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative 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 Evernote

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

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 Evernote files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with RECO files affecting older versions of given software.

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