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TP_META File Extension

ThumbsPlus Metadata Format

What is TP_META file?

TP_META filename suffix is mostly used for ThumbsPlus Metadata Format files. TP_META files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. TP_META file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 5928 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports TP_META files is ThumbsPlus. On the official website of Cerious Software, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theThumbsPlus software, but also about TP_META and other supported file formats.

Programs which support TP_META file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support TP_META files. Files with TP_META extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support TP_META file

Windows Windows

Updated: 03/03/2021

How to open file with TP_META extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening TP_META files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with TP_META extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install ThumbsPlus software

Install software to open TP_META file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening TP_META files is that no program that can handle TP_META files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install ThumbsPlus. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support TP_META files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download ThumbsPlus installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Cerious Software, Inc. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of ThumbsPlus and update if needed

Update software that support file extension TP_METAYou still cannot access TP_META files although ThumbsPlus is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why TP_META files are not compatible with ThumbsPlus. The latest version of ThumbsPlus should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign ThumbsPlus to TP_META files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate TP_META files with latest version of ThumbsPlus you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with TP_META file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the TP_META file
  • 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 ThumbsPlus installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open TP_META files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with TP_META file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the TP_META 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 TP_META extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the TP_META for errors

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

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

If the TP_META is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. TP_META file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If the TP_META file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 TP_META 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

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the ThumbsPlus Metadata Format file again.

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

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with TP_META extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with ThumbsPlus Metadata Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the TP_META files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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