UFP File Extension

UFP file icon
Ulead Photo Project
  • Developer
    Corel Corporation
  • Category
    Graphic Files
  • Popularity
    4 (1 votes)

What is UFP file?

UFP is a file extension commonly associated with Ulead Photo Project files. Ulead Photo Project specification was created by Corel Corporation. UFP file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. UFP file format, along with 524 other file formats, belongs to the Graphic Files category. The software recommended for managing UFP files is Ulead PhotoImpact. On the official website of Corel Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theUlead PhotoImpact software, but also about UFP and other supported file formats.

Programs which support UFP file extension

Programs that can handle UFP files are as follows. UFP files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support UFP file

How to open file with UFP extension?

Problems with accessing UFP may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Ulead Photo Project files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with UFP files.

Step 1. Get the Ulead PhotoImpact

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening UFP files is that no program that can handle UFP files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the Ulead PhotoImpact developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Ulead PhotoImpact installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Corel Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Ulead PhotoImpact to the latest version

If you already have Ulead PhotoImpact installed on your systems and UFP files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. 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 UFP files are not compatible with Ulead PhotoImpact. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Ulead PhotoImpact.

Step 3. Set the default application to open UFP files to Ulead PhotoImpact

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate UFP files with latest version of Ulead PhotoImpact you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the UFP file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Ulead PhotoImpact is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open UFP files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected UFP file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Ulead PhotoImpact and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with UFP extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the UFP for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the UFP file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

If the UFP 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. UFP file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If you obtained the problematic UFP file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the UFP file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

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. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Ulead Photo Project file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Ulead PhotoImpact

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Ulead Photo Project files. It may be the case that the UFP files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

Do you want to help?

If you have additional information about the UFP file, we will be grateful if you share it with our users. To do this, use the form here and send us your information on UFP file.

Top File Extensions
Show more
File Extension of the day
php icon


PHP Source Code Format

PHP file is a text document that contains source code written in PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) language. PHP file can contain HTML markup, text, and...

Last updated