ZAC File Extension

ZAC file icon
Spirit Architectural Component
  • Developer
    STI International
  • Category
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is ZAC file?

Full format name of files that use ZAC extension is Spirit Architectural Component. STI International defined the Spirit Architectural Component format standard. ZAC file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. ZAC file format, along with 4237 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. The software recommended for managing ZAC files is Spirit. Software named Spirit was created by STI International. In order to find more detailed information on the software and ZAC files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support ZAC file extension

The following listing features ZAC-compatible programs. ZAC files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support ZAC file

Windows Windows

How to open file with ZAC extension?

Problems with accessing ZAC may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Spirit Architectural Component files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install Spirit software

Problems with opening and working with ZAC files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with ZAC files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Spirit and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Spirit installed is by going to developer’s website (STI International) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update Spirit to the latest version

If you already have Spirit installed on your systems and ZAC 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 ZAC files are not compatible with Spirit. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Spirit.

Step 3. Set the default application to open ZAC files to Spirit

After installing Spirit (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open ZAC files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the ZAC with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Spirit is installed, check the Always use this app to open ZAC files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with ZAC extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with ZAC extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the ZAC 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 ZAC file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

If the ZAC 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 ZAC file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

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

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

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 Spirit Architectural Component file.

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

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support ZAC files. Close all running programs and try opening the ZAC 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 Spirit Architectural Component files. It may be the case that the ZAC files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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