YG3 File Extension

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Corel Paradox Secondary Index
  • Developer
    Corel Corporation
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is YG3 file?

Full format name of files that use YG3 extension is Corel Paradox Secondary Index. Corel Paradox Secondary Index format was developed by Corel Corporation. YG3 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. YG3 file format, along with 3591 other file formats, belongs to the Various Files category. Users are advised to use WordPerfect Office software for managing YG3 files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. On the official website of Corel Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theWordPerfect Office software, but also about YG3 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support YG3 file extension

Programs that can handle YG3 files are as follows. Files with YG3 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 YG3 file

How to open file with YG3 extension?

Problems with accessing YG3 may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with YG3 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 YG3 files.

Step 1. Install WordPerfect Office software

Problems with opening and working with YG3 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with YG3 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. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download WordPerfect Office installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Corel Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

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

You still cannot access YG3 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. This can be one of the causes why YG3 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. Assign WordPerfect Office to YG3 files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate YG3 files with latest version of WordPerfect Office you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the YG3 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • 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 WordPerfect Office installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open YG3 files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected YG3 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select WordPerfect Office and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with YG3 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the YG3 file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the YG3 file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Verify that the YG3 in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the YG3 is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the YG3 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the YG3 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the YG3 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. When downloading the file with YG3 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. 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

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support YG3 files. Close all running programs and try opening the YG3 file.

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 Corel Paradox Secondary Index files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the YG3 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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