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TP3 File Extension

Harvard Graphics DOS Template Format
  • Developer
    Harvard Graphics
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    3.4 (5 votes)

What is TP3 file?

TP3 filename suffix is mostly used for Harvard Graphics DOS Template Format files. Harvard Graphics DOS Template Format specification was created by Harvard Graphics. TP3 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. TP3 file belongs to the Layout Files category just like 137 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling TP3 files is WordPerfect Office, but users can choose among 2 different programs that support this file format. WordPerfect Office software was developed by Corel Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about TP3 files or the WordPerfect Office software program.

Programs which support TP3 file extension

The following listing features TP3-compatible programs. Files with TP3 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 TP3 file

How to open file with TP3 extension?

Being unable to open files with TP3 extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with TP3 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 WordPerfect Office

Install software to open TP3 file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports TP3 files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select WordPerfect Office or one of the recommended programs (for example, Harvard Graphics ChartXL, Corel Presentations) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download WordPerfect Office installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Corel Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of WordPerfect Office

Update software that support file extension TP3If you already have WordPerfect Office installed on your systems and TP3 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why TP3 files are not compatible with WordPerfect Office. The latest version of WordPerfect Office should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign WordPerfect Office to TP3 files

After installing WordPerfect Office (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open TP3 files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with TP3 file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the TP3 file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where WordPerfect Office is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open TP3 files and clicking OK.
Associate software with TP3 file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the TP3 file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • 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 TP3 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the TP3 is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the TP3 file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check TP3 file for viruses
1. Verify that the TP3 in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the TP3 is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. TP3 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the TP3 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. When downloading the file with TP3 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.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Harvard Graphics DOS Template Format file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run WordPerfect Office

If the systems has insufficient resources to open TP3 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Harvard Graphics DOS Template Format files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with TP3 files affecting older versions of given software.

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