GUIDES file format description
Many people share .guides files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .guides file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .guides files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.guides - xScope Guides Data
The GUIDES data files are related to xScope. GUIDES file is a xScope Guides Data. xScope is a utility by The Iconfactory & ARTIS Software that can measure any element displayed on screen.
- Data files
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- xScope Guides Data related extensions:
- xScope Frames File
Naturally, other applications may also use the .guides file extension. Even harmful programs can create .guides files. Be especially cautious with .guides files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .guides file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .guides file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Amigaguide Hypertext Document
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