Full format name of files that use URT extension is Utah Raster Toolkit Format. Files with URT extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux, Mac OS, Windows platform. URT file format, along with 522 other file formats, belongs to the Raster Image Files category. The most popular program for handling URT files is XnView, but users can choose among 2 different programs that support this file format. Software named XnView was created by Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet. In order to find more detailed information on the software and URT files, check the developer’s official website.
Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open URT files divided into 3 categories according to system platform supported. URT files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Being unable to open files with URT extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Utah Raster Toolkit Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports URT files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install XnView. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading XnView installed is by going to developer’s website (Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet) and downloading the software using provided links.
If the problems with opening URT files still occur even after installing XnView, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of XnView is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why URT files are not compatible with XnView. The latest version of XnView should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
After installing XnView (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open URT files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the URT file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
If the URT 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. URT file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
If the URT file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with URT extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with URT extension. In this case close the other applications.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Utah Raster Toolkit Format files. It may be the case that the URT files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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