USR File Extension

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FileMaker Pro Database Format
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What is USR file?

Full format name of files that use USR extension is FileMaker Pro Database Format. FileMaker Pro Database Format specification was created by FileMaker. USR files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. USR file format, along with 350 other file formats, belongs to the Database Files category. Users are advised to use C++ Builder software for managing USR files, although 6 other programs can also handle this type of file. Software named C++ Builder was created by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and USR files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support USR file extension

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

Programs that support USR file

How to open file with USR extension?

Being unable to open files with USR extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with USR extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with USR files.

Step 1. Download and install C++ Builder

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports USR files installed on the system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing C++ Builder or different compatible program, such as Opera, Pegasus Mail, Corel PHOTO-PAINT. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support USR files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download C++ Builder installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update C++ Builder to the latest version

If you already have C++ Builder installed on your systems and USR 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 C++ Builder cannot handle files with USR may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using C++ Builder.

Step 3. Assign C++ Builder to USR files

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

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the USR with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the C++ Builder installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open USR files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with USR extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • 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 USR extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the USR for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the USR file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the USR file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the USR file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the USR file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the USR file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic USR file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with USR 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. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle C++ Builder

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with FileMaker Pro Database Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle USR files.

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