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WPC2 File Extension

Corel WordPerfect 2/3 For Mac Document
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What is WPC2 file?

WPC2 filename suffix is mostly used for Corel WordPerfect 2/3 For Mac Document files. WPC2 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with WPC2 extension are categorized as Document Files files. The Document Files subset comprises 574 various file formats. WordPerfect Office is by far the most used program for working with WPC2 files. Software named WordPerfect Office was created by Corel Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and WPC2 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support WPC2 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support WPC2 files. Files with WPC2 suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support WPC2 file

How to open file with WPC2 extension?

Being unable to open files with WPC2 extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with WPC2 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install WordPerfect Office software

Install software to open WPC2 file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports WPC2 files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download WordPerfect Office and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support WPC2 files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading WordPerfect Office installed is by going to developer’s website (Corel Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of WordPerfect Office and update if needed

Update software that support file extension WPC2You still cannot access WPC2 files although WordPerfect Office is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of WordPerfect Office installed, it may not support WPC2 format. The latest version of WordPerfect Office should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open WPC2 files to WordPerfect Office

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate WPC2 files with latest version of WordPerfect Office you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with WPC2 file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the WPC2 file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where WordPerfect Office is installed, check the Always use this app to open WPC2 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with WPC2 file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with WPC2 extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select WordPerfect Office and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with WPC2 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the WPC2 file is complete and free of 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 WPC2 file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check WPC2 file for viruses
1. Check the WPC2 file for viruses or malware

If the WPC2 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 WPC2 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic WPC2 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. If the WPC2 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

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

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Corel WordPerfect 2/3 For Mac Document file again.

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

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support WPC2 files. Close all running programs and try opening the WPC2 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 Corel WordPerfect 2/3 For Mac Document file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle WPC2 files.

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