SLR is a file extension commonly associated with ArcSWAT Solar Radiation Input files. Grassland, Soil & Water Research Laboratory defined the ArcSWAT Solar Radiation Input format standard. SLR files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. SLR file format, along with 6033 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. The most popular program for handling SLR files is SWAT, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. Software named SWAT was created by Grassland, Soil & Water Research Laboratory. In order to find more detailed information on the software and SLR files, check the developer’s official website.
The following listing features SLR-compatible programs. Files with SLR extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening SLR files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with SLR extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with SLR files.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports SLR files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select SWAT or one of the recommended programs (for example, ArcView) 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 SWAT installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Grassland, Soil & Water Research Laboratory website and download from their official repositories.
You still cannot access SLR files although SWAT 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. If you have an older version of SWAT installed, it may not support SLR 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 SWAT.
If you have the latest version of SWAT installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage SLR on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the SLR file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
If the SLR 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 scanner detected that the SLR file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
Did you receive the SLR file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with SLR extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
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.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with SLR extension. In this case close the other applications.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with ArcSWAT Solar Radiation Input files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle SLR files.
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