UCF File Extension

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WebEx Media Format
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    Cisco Systems
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What is UCF file?

UCF filename suffix is mostly used for WebEx Media Format files. Cisco Systems defined the WebEx Media Format format standard. UCF files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS, Windows. Files with UCF extension are categorized as Web Files files. The Web Files subset comprises 303 various file formats. WebEx Player supports UCF files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. WebEx Player software was developed by Cisco Systems, Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about UCF files or the WebEx Player software program.

Programs which support UCF file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open UCF files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. UCF files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support UCF file

How to open file with UCF extension?

Being unable to open files with UCF extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to WebEx Media Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the WebEx Player

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening UCF files is that no program that can handle UCF files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install WebEx Player. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit WebEx Player website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of WebEx Player and update if needed

You still cannot access UCF files although WebEx Player 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. If you have an older version of WebEx Player installed, it may not support UCF format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using WebEx Player.

Step 3. Assign WebEx Player to UCF files

If you have the latest version of WebEx Player installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage UCF on your device. 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

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the UCF file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the WebEx Player installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open UCF files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected UCF file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • 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 UCF extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the UCF for errors

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 UCF file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. The UCF 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 UCF 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. If the scanner detected that the UCF file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Verify that the UCF file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic UCF 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. If the UCF file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the WebEx Media Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle WebEx Player

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with WebEx Media Format files. It may be the case that the UCF files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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