XG2 file icon

XG2 File Extension

Corel Paradox Secondary Index
  • Developer
    Corel Corporation
  • Category
  • Popularity
    0 ( votes)

What is XG2 file?

XG2 is a file extension commonly associated with Corel Paradox Secondary Index files. Corel Paradox Secondary Index specification was created by Corel Corporation. XG2 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. XG2 file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 6033 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling XG2 files is WordPerfect Office, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. WordPerfect Office software was developed by Corel Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about XG2 files or the WordPerfect Office software program.

Programs which support XG2 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support XG2 files. Files with XG2 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 XG2 file

How to open file with XG2 extension?

Being unable to open files with XG2 extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with XG2 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with XG2 files.

Step 1. Install WordPerfect Office software

Install software to open XG2 file Problems with opening and working with XG2 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with XG2 files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select WordPerfect Office or one of the recommended programs (for example, Corel Paradox) 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. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit WordPerfect Office website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of WordPerfect Office

Update software that support file extension XG2If you already have WordPerfect Office installed on your systems and XG2 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why XG2 files are not compatible with WordPerfect Office. 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 XG2 files to WordPerfect Office

After installing WordPerfect Office (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open XG2 files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with XG2 file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the XG2 file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where WordPerfect Office is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open XG2 files and clicking OK.
Associate software with XG2 file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected XG2 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • 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 XG2 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the XG2 is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the XG2 file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check XG2 file for viruses
1. Verify that the XG2 in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the XG2 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the XG2 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the XG2 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 XG2 file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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. When downloading the file with XG2 extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

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 Paradox Secondary Index file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle WordPerfect Office

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with XG2 extension. In this case close the other applications.

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 Corel Paradox Secondary Index files. It may be the case that the XG2 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

Do you want to help?

If you have additional information about the XG2 file, we will be grateful if you share it with our users. To do this, use the form here and send us your information on XG2 file.

Top File Extensions
Show more
File Extension of the day
efi icon


Extensible Firmware Interface Format

File with EFI extension is a system file used by computer systems and devices based on Intel architecture, for example, AppleTVs. EFI file contains...