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WVC File Extension

WavPack Correction Format
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What is WVC file?

WVC filename suffix is mostly used for WavPack Correction Format files. WavPack Correction Format format was developed by WavPack. Files with WVC extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux, Mac OS, Windows platform. Files with WVC extension are categorized as Audio Files files. The Audio Files subset comprises 771 various file formats. WavPack supports WVC files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 5 other tools may also be used. WavPack software was developed by David Bryant, and on its official website you may find more information about WVC files or the WavPack software program.

Programs which support WVC file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open WVC files divided into 3 categories according to system platform supported. Files with WVC 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 WVC file

How to open file with WVC extension?

Being unable to open files with WVC extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with WVC files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install WavPack software

Install software to open WVC file Problems with opening and working with WVC files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with WVC files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select WavPack or one of the recommended programs (for example, Winamp, Windows Media Player, Helium Music Manager) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support WVC files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download WavPack installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit David Bryant website and download from their official repositories.

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

Update software that support file extension WVCIf you already have WavPack installed on your systems and WVC 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 WavPack installed, it may not support WVC format. The most recent version of WavPack is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open WVC files to WavPack

If you have the latest version of WavPack installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage WVC on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with WVC file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the WVC file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the WavPack installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open WVC files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with WVC file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with WVC extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select WavPack and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with WVC extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the WVC 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 WVC file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check WVC file for viruses
1. Verify that the WVC in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the WVC 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. If the WVC file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If the WVC 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 WVC extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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

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 WavPack Correction Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle WavPack

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with WavPack Correction Format files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with WVC files affecting older versions of given software.

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