File Associations

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File Associations

AutoTRAX associated the following file extensions.

.project - used for project files.

.part - used for part files.

.art - used for art files.

A default program is the program that Windows uses when you open a particular type of file, such as a music file, an image, or a web-page. For example, if you have more than one web browser installed on your computer, you can choose one of them to be the default browser.

Changing File Associations for Windows Vista

Changing File Associations for Windows 7/8

Each file in your Windows operating system has an extension in its filename eg. .txt, .doc, etc. These extensions are used to identify the program, with which, windows can open this file. You can set or change these file associations in your Windows. In windows XP you had this setting to change file type associations in Folder Options. In Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista you don’t see it there, though.

To set File Associations in Windows 8 | 7, Open Control PanelControl Panel HomeDefault ProgramsSet Associations. Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.

A list of extensions and their current default programs will be displayed. You can click on the Change program button to set or change the current defaults.


Alternatively, you can also right-click the file whose association you want to change, PropertiesGeneral tabType Of FileChange. Choose a program from the list or recommended or other programs or else click Browse to select one.