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TDMS_INDEX File Extension

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What is TDMS_INDEX file?

Full format name of files that use TDMS_INDEX extension is LabVIEW. National Instruments Corporation defined the LabVIEW format standard. TDMS_INDEX file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. TDMS_INDEX file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 6033 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing TDMS_INDEX files is LabVIEW. LabVIEW software was developed by National Instruments Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about TDMS_INDEX files or the LabVIEW software program.

Programs which support TDMS_INDEX file extension

The following listing features TDMS_INDEX-compatible programs. Files with TDMS_INDEX suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support TDMS_INDEX file

Windows Windows

How to open file with TDMS_INDEX extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening TDMS_INDEX files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with TDMS_INDEX extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install LabVIEW software

Install software to open TDMS_INDEX file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening TDMS_INDEX files is that no program that can handle TDMS_INDEX files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download LabVIEW and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit LabVIEW website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update LabVIEW to the latest version

Update software that support file extension TDMS_INDEXYou still cannot access TDMS_INDEX files although LabVIEW is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of LabVIEW installed, it may not support TDMS_INDEX format. The latest version of LabVIEW should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate LabVIEW files with LabVIEW

After installing LabVIEW (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open TDMS_INDEX files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with TDMS_INDEX file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the TDMS_INDEX 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 LabVIEW installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open TDMS_INDEX files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with TDMS_INDEX file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with TDMS_INDEX extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select LabVIEW and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with TDMS_INDEX extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the TDMS_INDEX is not faulty

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

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

Should it happed that the TDMS_INDEX 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 TDMS_INDEX file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the TDMS_INDEX 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. When downloading the file with TDMS_INDEX extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

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 LabVIEW file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle LabVIEW

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with LabVIEW file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle TDMS_INDEX files.

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