UC2 File Extension

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UltraCompressor 2 Archive

What is UC2 file?

UC2 filename suffix is mostly used for UltraCompressor 2 Archive files. Files with UC2 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. UC2 file belongs to the Compressed Files category just like 204 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing UC2 files is UltraCompressor. Software named UltraCompressor was created by AIPNL. In order to find more detailed information on the software and UC2 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support UC2 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support UC2 files. Files with UC2 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 UC2 file

How to open file with UC2 extension?

Problems with accessing UC2 may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with UC2 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 UltraCompressor

Install software to open UC2 file Problems with opening and working with UC2 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with UC2 files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install UltraCompressor. 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 UltraCompressor installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit AIPNL website and download from their official repositories.

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

Update software that support file extension UC2If you already have UltraCompressor installed on your systems and UC2 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of UltraCompressor installed, it may not support UC2 format. The latest version of UltraCompressor should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open UC2 files to UltraCompressor

If you have the latest version of UltraCompressor installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage UC2 on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with UC2 file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the UC2 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 UltraCompressor is installed, check the Always use this app to open UC2 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with UC2 file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected UC2 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select UltraCompressor and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with UC2 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the UC2 file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the UC2 file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check UC2 file for viruses
1. The UC2 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the UC2 file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. UC2 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with UC2 extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic UC2 file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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 UC2 extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the UltraCompressor 2 Archive file again.

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

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with UC2 extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with UltraCompressor 2 Archive 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 UC2 files.

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