UTX File Extension

UTX file icon
Unreal Texture Package
  • Developer
    Epic Games
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.4 (5 votes)

What is UTX file?

UTX is a file extension commonly associated with Unreal Texture Package files. Unreal Texture Package specification was created by Epic Games. UTX files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. UTX file format, along with 1274 other file formats, belongs to the Game Files category. UnrealEd supports UTX files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 8 other tools may also be used. UnrealEd software was developed by Epic Games, Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about UTX files or the UnrealEd software program.

Programs which support UTX file extension

The following listing features UTX-compatible programs. Files with UTX extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

How to open file with UTX extension?

Being unable to open files with UTX extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Unreal Texture Package 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 UTX files.

Step 1. Install UnrealEd software

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports UTX files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select UnrealEd or one of the recommended programs (for example, UnPACKer, Unreal Tournament Package Tool, Unreal) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support UTX files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading UnrealEd installed is by going to developer’s website (Epic Games, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of UnrealEd

If the problems with opening UTX files still occur even after installing UnrealEd, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of UnrealEd is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of UnrealEd installed, it may not support UTX 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 UnrealEd.

Step 3. Set the default application to open UTX files to UnrealEd

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate UTX files with latest version of UnrealEd you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

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

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the UTX file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with UTX extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the UTX for errors

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 UTX file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Verify that the UTX in question is not infected with a computer virus

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

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

Did you receive the UTX file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. If the UTX file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Unreal Texture Package file.

4. Check whether your system can handle UnrealEd

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support UTX files. Close all running programs and try opening the UTX 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 Unreal Texture Package file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle UTX files.

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