ZON File Extension

ZON file icon
OmniPage Zone Template Format
  • Developer
    Nuance Communications
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.3 (3 votes)

What is ZON file?

Full format name of files that use ZON extension is OmniPage Zone Template Format. OmniPage Zone Template Format specification was created by Nuance Communications. ZON files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS, Windows. ZON file belongs to the Settings Files category just like 1116 other filename extensions listed in our database. OmniPage supports ZON files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. On the official website of Nuance Communications, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theOmniPage software, but also about ZON and other supported file formats.

Programs which support ZON file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open ZON files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with ZON 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 ZON file

Windows Windows
MAC OS MAC OS

How to open file with ZON extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening ZON files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with ZON extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the OmniPage

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening ZON files is that no program that can handle ZON files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download OmniPage 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. If you want to download OmniPage installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Nuance Communications, Inc. website and download from their official repositories.

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

If the problems with opening ZON files still occur even after installing OmniPage, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of OmniPage is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that OmniPage cannot handle files with ZON may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of OmniPage should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate OmniPage Zone Template Format files with OmniPage

After installing OmniPage (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open ZON files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the ZON file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • 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 ZON files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected ZON file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with ZON extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

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

1. The ZON may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the ZON 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. ZON file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the ZON file’s structure is intact

If the ZON file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the ZON file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the OmniPage Zone Template Format file again.

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 ZON files. Close all running programs and try opening the ZON file.

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with OmniPage Zone Template Format file. It may be the case that the ZON files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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