Full format name of files that use UAX extension is Unreal Audio Package. Unreal Audio Package specification was created by Epic Games. Files with UAX extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. UAX file format, along with 703 other file formats, belongs to the Audio Files category. Users are advised to use UnrealEd software for managing UAX files, although 5 other programs can also handle this type of file. UnrealEd software was developed by Epic Games, Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about UAX files or the UnrealEd software program.
The following listing features UAX-compatible programs. UAX files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Being unable to open files with UAX extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with UAX 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.
Problems with opening and working with UAX files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with UAX files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing UnrealEd or different compatible program, such as Awave Studio, UnPACKer, Unreal Tournament. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support UAX files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download UnrealEd installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Epic Games, Inc. website and download from their official repositories.
You still cannot access UAX files although UnrealEd is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that UnrealEd cannot handle files with UAX may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using UnrealEd.
After installing UnrealEd (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open UAX files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the UAX file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
If the UAX 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. If the UAX file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
Did you receive the UAX file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 UAX extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
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.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with UAX extension. In this case close the other applications.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Unreal Audio Package file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle UAX files.
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