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TKM File Extension

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What is TKM file?

Full format name of files that use TKM extension is TkMOO-light. Andrew Wilson defined the TkMOO-light format standard. TKM files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux. TKM file format, along with 6033 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. tkMOO-light is by far the most used program for working with TKM files. On the official website of Andrew Wilson developer not only will you find detailed information about thetkMOO-light software, but also about TKM and other supported file formats.

Programs which support TKM file extension

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

Programs that support TKM file

How to open file with TKM extension?

Problems with accessing TKM may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with TKM 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. Get the tkMOO-light

Install software to open TKM file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports TKM files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install tkMOO-light. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support TKM files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download tkMOO-light installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Andrew Wilson website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update tkMOO-light to the latest version

Update software that support file extension TKMYou still cannot access TKM files although tkMOO-light 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 TKM files are not compatible with tkMOO-light. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using tkMOO-light.

Step 3. Associate TkMOO-light files with tkMOO-light

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

Associate software with TKM file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the TKM file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where tkMOO-light is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open TKM files and clicking OK.
Associate software with TKM file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

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

Step 4. Ensure that the TKM file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the TKM file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check TKM file for viruses
1. The TKM may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the TKM file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. TKM file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the TKM file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with TKM extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

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. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the TkMOO-light file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open tkMOO-light

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

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 TkMOO-light file. It may be the case that the TKM files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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