XRC File Extension

XRC file icon
WxWidgets WxPython Resource
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Popularity
    2.6 (3 votes)

What is XRC file?

XRC is a file extension commonly associated with WxWidgets WxPython Resource files. WxWidgets WxPython Resource format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated. XRC files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS, Windows. Files with XRC extension are categorized as Developer Files files. The Developer Files subset comprises 992 various file formats. Users are advised to use Adobe ExtendScript software for managing XRC files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. On the official website of Adobe Systems Incorporated developer not only will you find detailed information about theAdobe ExtendScript software, but also about XRC and other supported file formats.

Programs which support XRC file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 2 operating systems that support XRC files. XRC files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support XRC file

How to open file with XRC extension?

Being unable to open files with XRC extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with XRC 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 XRC files.

Step 1. Get the Adobe ExtendScript

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports XRC files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select Adobe ExtendScript or one of the recommended programs (for example, XRCed) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support XRC 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 Adobe ExtendScript website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Adobe ExtendScript to the latest version

If you already have Adobe ExtendScript installed on your systems and XRC files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Adobe ExtendScript cannot handle files with XRC may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Adobe ExtendScript should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate WxWidgets WxPython Resource files with Adobe ExtendScript

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

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the XRC 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 Adobe ExtendScript installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open XRC files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the XRC file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Adobe ExtendScript and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with XRC extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the XRC for 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 XRC file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the XRC file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the XRC 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. XRC 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 XRC 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 XRC file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

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. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the WxWidgets WxPython Resource file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Adobe ExtendScript

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support XRC files. Close all running programs and try opening the XRC file.

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 WxWidgets WxPython Resource files. It may be the case that the XRC files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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