TTC File Extension

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TrueType Font Collection

What is TTC file?

TTC is a file extension commonly associated with TrueType Font Collection files. TTC files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Mac OS, Windows. TTC file belongs to the Font Files category just like 104 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use Microsoft Windows Font Viewer software for managing TTC files, although 4 other programs can also handle this type of file.

Programs which support TTC file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with TTC files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with TTC 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 TTC file

How to open file with TTC extension?

Problems with accessing TTC may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with TTC files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install Microsoft Windows Font Viewer

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening TTC files is that no program that can handle TTC files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install Microsoft Windows Font Viewer or one to the listed programs: Microsoft Windows, FontForge. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Microsoft Windows Font Viewer website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Microsoft Windows Font Viewer

If the problems with opening TTC files still occur even after installing Microsoft Windows Font Viewer, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Microsoft Windows Font Viewer is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Microsoft Windows Font Viewer installed, it may not support TTC format. The latest version of Microsoft Windows Font Viewer should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open TTC files to Microsoft Windows Font Viewer

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

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the TTC file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Microsoft Windows Font Viewer is installed, check the Always use this app to open TTC files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the TTC file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • 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 TTC extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the TTC is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper TTC file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the TTC file for viruses or malware

If the TTC is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. TTC file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If the TTC 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. It could happen the the download process of file with TTC 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

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system 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 Microsoft Windows Font Viewer

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with TrueType Font Collection file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle TTC files.

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