ZCN File Extension

ZCN file icon
OmniPage Data
  • Developer
    Nuance Communications, Inc.
  • Category
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is ZCN file?

ZCN is a file extension commonly associated with OmniPage Data files. Nuance Communications, Inc. defined the OmniPage Data format standard. ZCN file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. ZCN file format, along with 4335 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. The most popular software that supports ZCN files is OmniPage. Software named OmniPage was created by Nuance Communications, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and ZCN files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support ZCN file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support ZCN files. ZCN files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support ZCN file

Windows Windows

How to open file with ZCN extension?

Being unable to open files with ZCN extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with ZCN files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the OmniPage

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports ZCN files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install OmniPage. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support ZCN files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading OmniPage installed is by going to developer’s website (Nuance Communications, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of OmniPage and update if needed

You still cannot access ZCN files although OmniPage is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. 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 OmniPage installed, it may not support ZCN format. The latest version of OmniPage should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open ZCN files to OmniPage

If you have the latest version of OmniPage installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage ZCN 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

  • Right-click the ZCN file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where OmniPage is installed, check the Always use this app to open ZCN 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 ZCN extension, select 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....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with ZCN extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

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

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the ZCN file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the ZCN 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. ZCN 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 ZCN file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the ZCN 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 OmniPage Data file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open OmniPage

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

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with OmniPage Data files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle ZCN files.

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