ZCP File Extension

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Dimension Magics Printing
  • Developer
    CAD Graphics West Incorporated
  • Category
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is ZCP file?

ZCP is a file extension commonly associated with Dimension Magics Printing files. Dimension Magics Printing format was developed by CAD Graphics West Incorporated. ZCP files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. ZCP file format, along with 4502 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. The software recommended for managing ZCP files is Dimension Magics. Software named Dimension Magics was created by CAD Graphics West Incorporated. In order to find more detailed information on the software and ZCP files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support ZCP file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support ZCP files. Files with ZCP extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support ZCP file

How to open file with ZCP extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening ZCP files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with ZCP 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. Download and install Dimension Magics

Problems with opening and working with ZCP files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with ZCP files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Dimension Magics. 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 Dimension Magics installed is by going to developer’s website (CAD Graphics West Incorporated) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Dimension Magics and update if needed

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

Step 3. Assign Dimension Magics to ZCP files

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

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the ZCP file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Dimension Magics is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open ZCP files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the ZCP file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • 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 ZCP extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the ZCP 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 ZCP file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

Should it happed that the ZCP is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the ZCP 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 ZCP 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 ZCP file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

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 Dimension Magics Printing file.

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

If the systems has insufficient resources to open ZCP files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Dimension Magics Printing file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle ZCP files.

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