UCR File Extension

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MicroSim PCBoard Unrouted Nets Report
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What is UCR file?

UCR is a file extension commonly associated with MicroSim PCBoard Unrouted Nets Report files. MicroSim PCBoard Unrouted Nets Report specification was created by Cadence Design Systems, Inc.. UCR files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. UCR file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 4319 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports UCR files is OrCAD PCB Designer. OrCAD PCB Designer software was developed by Cadence Design Systems, Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about UCR files or the OrCAD PCB Designer software program.

Programs which support UCR file extension

Programs that can handle UCR files are as follows. Files with UCR 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 UCR file

How to open file with UCR extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening UCR files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with UCR files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with UCR files.

Step 1. Download and install OrCAD PCB Designer

Problems with opening and working with UCR files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with UCR files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the OrCAD PCB Designer developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading OrCAD PCB Designer installed is by going to developer’s website (Cadence Design Systems, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of OrCAD PCB Designer and update if needed

You still cannot access UCR files although OrCAD PCB Designer 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. This can be one of the causes why UCR files are not compatible with OrCAD PCB Designer. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using OrCAD PCB Designer.

Step 3. Associate MicroSim PCBoard Unrouted Nets Report files with OrCAD PCB Designer

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

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the UCR file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the OrCAD PCB Designer installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open UCR files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with UCR extension, 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....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with UCR extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the UCR 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 UCR file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the UCR in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the UCR file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. UCR file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic UCR 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 UCR 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

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the MicroSim PCBoard Unrouted Nets Report file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run OrCAD PCB Designer

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with MicroSim PCBoard Unrouted Nets Report files. It may be the case that the UCR files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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