UTC File Extension

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Bioware Creature Format
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What is UTC file?

UTC is a file extension commonly associated with Bioware Creature Format files. BioWare defined the Bioware Creature Format format standard. UTC files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. UTC file format, along with 1272 other file formats, belongs to the Game Files category. The software recommended for managing UTC files is Neverwinter Nights. Software named Neverwinter Nights was created by BioWare. In order to find more detailed information on the software and UTC files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support UTC file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support UTC files. UTC files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support UTC file

How to open file with UTC extension?

Problems with accessing UTC may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Bioware Creature Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with UTC files.

Step 1. Install Neverwinter Nights software

Problems with opening and working with UTC files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with UTC files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Neverwinter Nights. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download Neverwinter Nights installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit BioWare website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Neverwinter Nights to the latest version

You still cannot access UTC files although Neverwinter Nights is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Neverwinter Nights installed, it may not support UTC format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Neverwinter Nights.

Step 3. Assign Neverwinter Nights to UTC files

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

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the UTC 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 Neverwinter Nights is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open UTC files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with UTC extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Neverwinter Nights and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with UTC extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the UTC is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the UTC file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the UTC file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the UTC file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. UTC file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the UTC file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 UTC 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

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

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

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support UTC files. Close all running programs and try opening the UTC file.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Bioware Creature Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle UTC files.

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