Solved

How can I open an .ace file?

Posted on 2006-06-15
2
2,604 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-18
Dear Sir:
I got by downloading an .ace file, but I do not know the mode to open it.
Please, can you tell me how?
SYMOTOM
Thursday, June 15 2006 14 21 hs. (GMT -3:00)
0
Comment
Question by:SYMOTOM
  • 2
2 Comments
 
LVL 54

Accepted Solution

by:
b0lsc0tt earned 500 total points
Comment Utility
SYMOTOM,

Does the site or source of the file have information on what type it is?  We are really going to just be guessing at the type of file.  This site (http://filext.com/detaillist.php?extdetail=ace&Search=Search) has information on the most common sources of files with an .ace extension.  If it is a WinAce compressed file then it can be opened with the Zip programs listed.  There may be other Zip programs that also support that type of compression and file.

I would be careful just guessing at the file type and use the website or source of the file for information first.  The page I provided also list other programs that use the .ace extension and so I would look through that list before just trying the first option.  If the file is really important then I recommend opening making a backup before trying to open just as a caution in case the file is damaged when the program tries to open it.

b0lsc0tt
0
 
LVL 54

Expert Comment

by:b0lsc0tt
Comment Utility
I'm glad that I could help.  Thank you for the grade, the points and the fun question.

bol
0

Featured Post

How your wiki can always stay up-to-date

Quip doubles as a “living” wiki and a project management tool that evolves with your organization. As you finish projects in Quip, the work remains, easily accessible to all team members, new and old.
- Increase transparency
- Onboard new hires faster
- Access from mobile/offline

Join & Write a Comment

Online collaboration is quickly becoming embedded in the workplace, and its benefits are tangible. See what the current landscape looks like and what the future holds for collaboration tools and the future of work.
Messaging apps are amazing tools with the power to do a lot of good, but the truth is the process of collaborating with coworkers requires relationships established through meaningful communication - the kind of communication that only happens face-…
Excel styles will make formatting consistent and let you apply and change formatting faster. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Excel's built-in styles, how to modify styles, and how to create your own. You'll also learn how to use your custo…
Illustrator's Shape Builder tool will let you combine shapes visually and interactively. This video shows the Mac version, but the tool works the same way in Windows. To follow along with this video, you can draw your own shapes or download the file…

763 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now