UVX File Extension

UVX file icon
Unreal Tournament 2003 Saved Game
  • Developer
    Epic Games
  • Category
  • Popularity
    2.7 (4 votes)

What is UVX file?

Full format name of files that use UVX extension is Unreal Tournament 2003 Saved Game. Unreal Tournament 2003 Saved Game format was developed by Epic Games. UVX file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with UVX extension are categorized as Game Files files. The Game Files subset comprises 1274 various file formats. The most popular program for handling UVX files is Unreal Tournament 2003, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. Software named Unreal Tournament 2003 was created by Epic Games, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and UVX files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support UVX file extension

Programs that can handle UVX files are as follows. Files with UVX 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.

Programs that support UVX file

How to open file with UVX extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening UVX files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with UVX files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the Unreal Tournament 2003

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening UVX files is that no program that can handle UVX files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select Unreal Tournament 2003 or one of the recommended programs (for example, Unreal Tournament 3) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Unreal Tournament 2003 installed is by going to developer’s website (Epic Games, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Unreal Tournament 2003 and update if needed

If the problems with opening UVX files still occur even after installing Unreal Tournament 2003, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Unreal Tournament 2003 is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Unreal Tournament 2003 cannot handle files with UVX may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Unreal Tournament 2003 is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Unreal Tournament 2003 to UVX files

After installing Unreal Tournament 2003 (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open UVX files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the UVX file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Unreal Tournament 2003 is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open UVX files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected UVX file open the file menu and choose 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 UVX extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the UVX file is complete and free of errors

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

1. Check the UVX file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the UVX is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. UVX file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the UVX 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 UVX 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 in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Unreal Tournament 2003

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support UVX files. Close all running programs and try opening the UVX 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 Tournament 2003 Saved Game file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with UVX files affecting older versions of given software.

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