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TOX File Extension

Touch Component
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What is TOX file?

TOX filename suffix is mostly used for Touch Component files. Touch Component specification was created by Derivative. TOX file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with TOX extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 6033 various file formats. Derivative TouchDesigner is by far the most used program for working with TOX files. Software named Derivative TouchDesigner was created by Derivative. In order to find more detailed information on the software and TOX files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support TOX file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support TOX files. Files with TOX 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 TOX file

How to open file with TOX extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening TOX files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with TOX 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. Download and install Derivative TouchDesigner

Install software to open TOX file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening TOX files is that no program that can handle TOX files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Derivative TouchDesigner. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Derivative TouchDesigner website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Derivative TouchDesigner to the latest version

Update software that support file extension TOXIf the problems with opening TOX files still occur even after installing Derivative TouchDesigner, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Derivative TouchDesigner is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Derivative TouchDesigner installed, it may not support TOX format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Derivative TouchDesigner.

Step 3. Associate Touch Component files with Derivative TouchDesigner

If you have the latest version of Derivative TouchDesigner installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage TOX on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with TOX file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the TOX 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 Derivative TouchDesigner is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open TOX files and clicking OK.
Associate software with TOX file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

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

Step 4. Verify that the TOX is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the TOX file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check TOX file for viruses
1. Verify that the TOX in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the TOX 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. TOX file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

Did you receive the TOX file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with TOX 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 Touch Component file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Derivative TouchDesigner

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Touch Component files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle TOX files.

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