SSX File Extension

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IBM Rational XDE
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What is SSX file?

SSX is a file extension commonly associated with IBM Rational XDE files. IBM Rational XDE format was developed by IBM. Files with SSX extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. SSX file belongs to the Database Files category just like 341 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports SSX files is Rational XDE. On the official website of IBM developer not only will you find detailed information about theRational XDE software, but also about SSX and other supported file formats.

Programs which support SSX file extension

The following listing features SSX-compatible programs. SSX files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support SSX file

How to open file with SSX extension?

Being unable to open files with SSX extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to IBM Rational XDE files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with SSX files.

Step 1. Download and install Rational XDE

Problems with opening and working with SSX files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with SSX files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Rational XDE and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Rational XDE installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit IBM website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Rational XDE

You still cannot access SSX files although Rational XDE 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. This can be one of the causes why SSX files are not compatible with Rational XDE. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Rational XDE.

Step 3. Associate IBM Rational XDE files with Rational XDE

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate SSX files with latest version of Rational XDE you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the SSX 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 Rational XDE installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open SSX files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with SSX extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with SSX extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the SSX 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 SSX file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

Should it happed that the SSX 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. If the scanner detected that the SSX file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with SSX extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the SSX 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. If the SSX 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.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the IBM Rational XDE file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Rational XDE

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

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

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

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