SCREENSHOT File Extension

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CrossGL SnapDraw Screenshot Format

What is SCREENSHOT file?

Full format name of files that use SCREENSHOT extension is CrossGL SnapDraw Screenshot Format. SCREENSHOT file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. SCREENSHOT file belongs to the Raster Image Files category just like 399 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing SCREENSHOT files is SnapDraw. SnapDraw software was developed by CrossGL, and on its official website you may find more information about SCREENSHOT files or the SnapDraw software program.

Programs which support SCREENSHOT file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support SCREENSHOT files. SCREENSHOT files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support SCREENSHOT file

Windows Windows

Updated: 04/04/2020

How to open file with SCREENSHOT extension?

Being unable to open files with SCREENSHOT extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to CrossGL SnapDraw Screenshot 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 SnapDraw software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening SCREENSHOT files is that no program that can handle SCREENSHOT files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install SnapDraw. 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 SnapDraw installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit CrossGL website and download from their official repositories.

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

You still cannot access SCREENSHOT files although SnapDraw 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 The reason that SnapDraw cannot handle files with SCREENSHOT may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of SnapDraw is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign SnapDraw to SCREENSHOT files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate SCREENSHOT files with latest version of SnapDraw you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the SCREENSHOT file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the SnapDraw installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open SCREENSHOT files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with SCREENSHOT extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select SnapDraw and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with SCREENSHOT extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the SCREENSHOT 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 SCREENSHOT file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the SCREENSHOT in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the SCREENSHOT 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. SCREENSHOT file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic SCREENSHOT file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with SCREENSHOT extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

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 SnapDraw

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with CrossGL SnapDraw Screenshot Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the SCREENSHOT files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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