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VRH File Extension

ViewRanger Map
  • Developer
    Augmentra Ltd.
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.6 (5 votes)

What is VRH file?

VRH filename suffix is mostly used for ViewRanger Map files. ViewRanger Map specification was created by Augmentra Ltd.. Files with VRH extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. VRH file format, along with 255 other file formats, belongs to the GIS Files category. The most popular software that supports VRH files is ViewRanger. Software named ViewRanger was created by Augmentra Ltd.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and VRH files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support VRH file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support VRH files. Files with VRH 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 VRH file

Windows Windows

How to open file with VRH extension?

Being unable to open files with VRH extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with VRH 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. Install ViewRanger software

Install software to open VRH file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports VRH files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download ViewRanger and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support VRH files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit ViewRanger website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of ViewRanger and update if needed

Update software that support file extension VRHIf you already have ViewRanger installed on your systems and VRH files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of ViewRanger installed, it may not support VRH format. The most recent version of ViewRanger is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open VRH files to ViewRanger

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate VRH files with latest version of ViewRanger you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with VRH file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the VRH 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 ViewRanger installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open VRH files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with VRH file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with VRH extension, select 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....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with VRH extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the VRH is not faulty

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 VRH file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check VRH file for viruses
1. Check the VRH file for viruses or malware

If the VRH is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the VRH file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If the VRH file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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. It could happen the the download process of file with VRH extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the ViewRanger Map file.

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

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with ViewRanger Map files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the VRH files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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