ULYS File Extension

ULYS file icon
Ulysses Project
  • Developer
    The Soulmen
  • Category
    Document Files
  • Popularity
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What is ULYS file?

Full format name of files that use ULYS extension is Ulysses Project. The Soulmen defined the Ulysses Project format standard. ULYS files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS. ULYS file belongs to the Document Files category just like 574 other filename extensions listed in our database. Ulysses is by far the most used program for working with ULYS files. On the official website of The Soulmen developer not only will you find detailed information about theUlysses software, but also about ULYS and other supported file formats.

Programs which support ULYS file extension

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


How to open file with ULYS extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening ULYS files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with ULYS 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.

Step 1. Get the Ulysses

Problems with opening and working with ULYS files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with ULYS files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the Ulysses developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support ULYS files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Ulysses installed is by going to developer’s website (The Soulmen) and downloading the software using provided links.

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

If the problems with opening ULYS files still occur even after installing Ulysses, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Ulysses is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of Ulysses installed, it may not support ULYS format. The latest version of Ulysses should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open ULYS files to Ulysses

After installing Ulysses (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open ULYS files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the ULYS 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 Ulysses is installed, check the Always use this app to open ULYS files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with ULYS extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Ulysses and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with ULYS extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

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

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the ULYS 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. ULYS file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the ULYS file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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. If the ULYS file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

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 Ulysses Project file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Ulysses

If the systems has insufficient resources to open ULYS files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Ulysses Project files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with ULYS files affecting older versions of given software.

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