TAPESRCMDL File Extension

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Softimage Tape Source Model Format

What is TAPESRCMDL file?

TAPESRCMDL is a file extension commonly associated with Softimage Tape Source Model Format files. TAPESRCMDL files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with TAPESRCMDL extension are categorized as 3D Image Files files. The 3D Image Files subset comprises 539 various file formats. The most popular software that supports TAPESRCMDL files is SOFTIMAGE XSI. On the official website of Autodesk, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theSOFTIMAGE XSI software, but also about TAPESRCMDL and other supported file formats.

Programs which support TAPESRCMDL file extension

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

Programs that support TAPESRCMDL file

Updated: 02/17/2020

How to open file with TAPESRCMDL extension?

Being unable to open files with TAPESRCMDL extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Softimage Tape Source Model 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. Get the SOFTIMAGE XSI

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports TAPESRCMDL files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download SOFTIMAGE XSI and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support TAPESRCMDL files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download SOFTIMAGE XSI installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Autodesk, Inc. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update SOFTIMAGE XSI to the latest version

If the problems with opening TAPESRCMDL files still occur even after installing SOFTIMAGE XSI, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of SOFTIMAGE XSI is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that SOFTIMAGE XSI cannot handle files with TAPESRCMDL may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using SOFTIMAGE XSI.

Step 3. Associate Softimage Tape Source Model Format files with SOFTIMAGE XSI

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

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the TAPESRCMDL 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
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where SOFTIMAGE XSI is installed, check the Always use this app to open TAPESRCMDL files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the TAPESRCMDL file and 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
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with TAPESRCMDL extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the TAPESRCMDL 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 TAPESRCMDL file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

Should it happed that the TAPESRCMDL is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the TAPESRCMDL file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. TAPESRCMDL file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If you obtained the problematic TAPESRCMDL file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the TAPESRCMDL file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Softimage Tape Source Model Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle SOFTIMAGE XSI

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Softimage Tape Source Model Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the TAPESRCMDL files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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