You can use the File Extension Manager to get recommended software for handling specific types of files.

To use the File Extension Manager: 

  1. From the Home screen of Digital Care, click the Performance tab on the left
  2. Select File Extension Manager
  3. In the text box, type in the extension of the file you are trying to open (for example: .xls or .doc).
  4. Click the Search button. 

The results will display free software at the top of the list, and then paid software as ranked by average rating. In some cases, a file extension may have several different uses. The most common uses will be ranked at the top of the list to help you identify the most suitable application.

To download a suggested program, simply click the Download button provided next to the program name in the list. If the download does not start automatically, your browser should open to the relevant download site.