TPI File Extension

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EDIUS Plugin Format
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What is TPI file?

TPI is a file extension commonly associated with EDIUS Plugin Format files. EDIUS Plugin Format specification was created by Thomson. TPI files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. TPI file format, along with 141 other file formats, belongs to the Plugin Files category. The software recommended for managing TPI files is EDIUS. EDIUS software was developed by Grass Valley USA, LLC., and on its official website you may find more information about TPI files or the EDIUS software program.

Programs which support TPI file extension

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

Windows Windows

How to open file with TPI extension?

Being unable to open files with TPI extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with TPI 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. Get the EDIUS

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening TPI files is that no program that can handle TPI files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the EDIUS developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading EDIUS installed is by going to developer’s website (Grass Valley USA, LLC.) and downloading the software using provided links.

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

You still cannot access TPI files although EDIUS 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. The reason that EDIUS cannot handle files with TPI may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of EDIUS should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate EDIUS Plugin Format files with EDIUS

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

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the TPI with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where EDIUS is installed, check the Always use this app to open TPI files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the TPI file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with TPI extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the TPI for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the TPI file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. The TPI may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the TPI is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the TPI file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the TPI file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic TPI file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with TPI extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative 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 EDIUS

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with TPI 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 EDIUS Plugin Format 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 TPI files.

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