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SRI File Extension

Dragon NaturallySpeaking Audio
  • Developer
    Nuance Communications, Inc.
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    3.5 (2 votes)

What is SRI file?

SRI filename suffix is mostly used for Dragon NaturallySpeaking Audio files. Nuance Communications, Inc. defined the Dragon NaturallySpeaking Audio format standard. SRI files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. SRI file format, along with 771 other file formats, belongs to the Audio Files category. Dragon NaturallySpeaking is by far the most used program for working with SRI files. On the official website of Nuance Communications, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theDragon NaturallySpeaking software, but also about SRI and other supported file formats.

Programs which support SRI file extension

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

Programs that support SRI file

How to open file with SRI extension?

Problems with accessing SRI may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with SRI 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. Download and install Dragon NaturallySpeaking

Install software to open SRI file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports SRI files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Dragon NaturallySpeaking and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Dragon NaturallySpeaking installed is by going to developer’s website (Nuance Communications, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking and update if needed

Update software that support file extension SRIYou still cannot access SRI files although Dragon NaturallySpeaking 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. This can be one of the causes why SRI files are not compatible with Dragon NaturallySpeaking. The most recent version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open SRI files to Dragon NaturallySpeaking

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

Associate software with SRI file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the SRI with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the 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 Dragon NaturallySpeaking installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open SRI files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with SRI file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the SRI file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • 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 SRI extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the SRI for 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 SRI file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check SRI file for viruses
1. Check the SRI file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the SRI is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. SRI file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If you obtained the problematic SRI 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 SRI 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. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Dragon NaturallySpeaking Audio file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Dragon NaturallySpeaking

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Dragon NaturallySpeaking Audio file. It may be the case that the SRI files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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