UPJ File Extension

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Ulead Project

What is UPJ file?

UPJ is a file extension commonly associated with Ulead Project files. Files with UPJ extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. UPJ file format, along with 4332 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. The most popular program for handling UPJ files is Ulead PhotoImpact, but users can choose among 3 different programs that support this file format. Ulead PhotoImpact software was developed by Corel Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about UPJ files or the Ulead PhotoImpact software program.

Programs which support UPJ file extension

Programs that can handle UPJ files are as follows. Files with UPJ suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support UPJ file

How to open file with UPJ extension?

Problems with accessing UPJ may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with UPJ files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install Ulead PhotoImpact software

Problems with opening and working with UPJ files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with UPJ files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install Ulead PhotoImpact or one to the listed programs: Ulead Photo Explorer, Ulead Burn.Now, Ulead Photo Express. 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 Ulead PhotoImpact installed is by going to developer’s website (Corel Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Ulead PhotoImpact and update if needed

If the problems with opening UPJ files still occur even after installing Ulead PhotoImpact, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Ulead PhotoImpact is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Ulead PhotoImpact cannot handle files with UPJ may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Ulead PhotoImpact should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Ulead PhotoImpact to UPJ files

After installing Ulead PhotoImpact (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open UPJ files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the UPJ file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Ulead PhotoImpact is installed, check the Always use this app to open UPJ 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 UPJ extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with UPJ extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the UPJ is not faulty

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 UPJ file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the UPJ file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the UPJ 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 UPJ file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

Did you receive the UPJ file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the UPJ 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. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Ulead Project file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run 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 UPJ extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Ulead Project file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with UPJ files affecting older versions of given software.

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