URC File Extension

URC file icon
Unicenter Remote Control
  • Developer
    CA Technologies
  • Category
  • Popularity
    0 ( votes)

What is URC file?

Full format name of files that use URC extension is Unicenter Remote Control. Unicenter Remote Control specification was created by CA Technologies. Files with URC extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. URC file belongs to the Video Files category just like 472 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports URC files is CA Remote Console. On the official website of CA Technologies developer not only will you find detailed information about theCA Remote Console software, but also about URC and other supported file formats.

Programs which support URC file extension

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

How to open file with URC extension?

Being unable to open files with URC extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with URC 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 CA Remote Console

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening URC files is that no program that can handle URC files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the CA Remote Console developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support URC files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download CA Remote Console installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit CA Technologies website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update CA Remote Console to the latest version

If you already have CA Remote Console installed on your systems and URC 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. The reason that CA Remote Console cannot handle files with URC may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of CA Remote Console is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open URC files to CA Remote Console

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

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the URC file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where CA Remote Console is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open URC files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the URC file and 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....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with URC extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the URC for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the URC file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. The URC may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

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

2. Verify that the URC file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the URC file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with URC extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative 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 Unicenter Remote Control file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run CA Remote Console

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Unicenter Remote Control files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle URC files.

Do you want to help?

If you have additional information about the URC 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 URC file.

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


Data Format

Files with DTA extension are generic type of files used by many different applications for storing data. DTA file can contain various types of info...