SharePoint Designer
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What is SPDESIGNLIST file?

SPDESIGNLIST is a file extension commonly associated with SharePoint Designer files. Microsoft Corporation defined the SharePoint Designer format standard. Files with SPDESIGNLIST extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with SPDESIGNLIST extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 4342 various file formats. The software recommended for managing SPDESIGNLIST files is Office SharePoint Designer. Software named Office SharePoint Designer was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and SPDESIGNLIST files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support SPDESIGNLIST file extension

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

Programs that support SPDESIGNLIST file

How to open file with SPDESIGNLIST extension?

Being unable to open files with SPDESIGNLIST extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to SharePoint Designer files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install Office SharePoint Designer software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening SPDESIGNLIST files is that no program that can handle SPDESIGNLIST files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the Office SharePoint Designer developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support SPDESIGNLIST files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Office SharePoint Designer installed is by going to developer’s website (Microsoft Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update Office SharePoint Designer to the latest version

You still cannot access SPDESIGNLIST files although Office SharePoint Designer is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of Office SharePoint Designer installed, it may not support SPDESIGNLIST 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 Office SharePoint Designer.

Step 3. Assign Office SharePoint Designer to SPDESIGNLIST files

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

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the SPDESIGNLIST 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 Office SharePoint Designer is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open SPDESIGNLIST files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the SPDESIGNLIST file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Office SharePoint Designer and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with SPDESIGNLIST extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the SPDESIGNLIST is not faulty

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

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

If the SPDESIGNLIST is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the SPDESIGNLIST file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the SPDESIGNLIST file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic SPDESIGNLIST 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. If the SPDESIGNLIST 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. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Office SharePoint Designer

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with SPDESIGNLIST extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with SharePoint Designer files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle SPDESIGNLIST files.

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