THUMBDATA3--1967290299 File Extension

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What is THUMBDATA3--1967290299 file?

THUMBDATA3--1967290299 file format represents on of the THUMBDATA3 format types used by photocamera application available on some Android phones. The file holds indexed properties of thumbnail images stored by the camera app.

The purpose of THUMBDATA3--1967290299 file

THUMBDATA3 file is a type of temporary file for storing full-sized pictures on some Android phones. Main purpose of THUMBDATA3 file is to reduce load times of thumbnails into the memory via indexing mechanism.

THUMBDATA3--1967290299 file size

THUMBDATA3 files are created by the camera app to cache information about indexed images. The file size can vary from hundreds of MBs up to several GBs. Size of the THUMBDATA3--1967290299 file increases as more photos are added. In order to reduce the size of file it is necessary to remove images from app and then the THUMBDATA3--1967290299 file. After that a new THUMBDATA3--1967290299 file will be generated but only for the images that weren’t deleted.

THUMBDATA3--1967290299 file location

THUMBDATA3 files are saved in sdcard/DCIM/.thumbnails folder and can be accessed using Android file manager.

Programs which support THUMBDATA3--1967290299 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support THUMBDATA3--1967290299 files. Files with THUMBDATA3--1967290299 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 THUMBDATA3--1967290299 file

How to open file with THUMBDATA3--1967290299 extension?

Being unable to open files with THUMBDATA3--1967290299 extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with THUMBDATA3--1967290299 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. Install Google Android software

Problems with opening and working with THUMBDATA3--1967290299 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with THUMBDATA3--1967290299 files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Google Android and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Google Android installed is by going to developer’s website (Google Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Google Android

You still cannot access THUMBDATA3--1967290299 files although Google Android 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. The reason that Google Android cannot handle files with THUMBDATA3--1967290299 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 Google Android.

Step 3. Assign Google Android to THUMBDATA3--1967290299 files

After installing Google Android (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open THUMBDATA3--1967290299 files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the THUMBDATA3--1967290299 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Google Android installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open THUMBDATA3--1967290299 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 THUMBDATA3--1967290299 extension, 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....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with THUMBDATA3--1967290299 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the THUMBDATA3--1967290299 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 THUMBDATA3--1967290299 file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the THUMBDATA3--1967290299 file for viruses or malware

If the THUMBDATA3--1967290299 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the THUMBDATA3--1967290299 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the THUMBDATA3--1967290299 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic THUMBDATA3--1967290299 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. When downloading the file with THUMBDATA3--1967290299 extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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. 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 Google Android

If the systems has insufficient resources to open THUMBDATA3--1967290299 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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 Android Thumbnail Index file. It may be the case that the THUMBDATA3--1967290299 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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