UFO filename suffix is mostly used for Ulead Format Object files. Ulead Format Object format was developed by Ulead. Files with UFO extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. UFO file format, along with 371 other file formats, belongs to the Raster Image Files category. Users are advised to use PhotoImpact software for managing UFO files, although 3 other programs can also handle this type of file.
Below is a table that list programs that support UFO files. Files with UFO suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening UFO files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with UFO extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening UFO files is that no program that can handle UFO files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install PhotoImpact or one to the listed programs: Ulead Photo Explorer, UniView, VideoStudio. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support UFO files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading PhotoImpact installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.
You still cannot access UFO files although PhotoImpact 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. The reason that PhotoImpact cannot handle files with UFO may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of PhotoImpact should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
If you have the latest version of PhotoImpact installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage UFO on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the UFO file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the UFO 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. UFO file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
If you obtained the problematic UFO 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. It could happen the the download process of file with UFO extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
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 Ulead Format Object file.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support UFO files. Close all running programs and try opening the UFO file.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Ulead Format Object file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with UFO files affecting older versions of given software.
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