The File Extensions Database

.ADC File Extension

  • Developer by: Steffen Gutmann
  • Category: Raster Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .ADC file?

.ADC is Scanstudio 16 Color Image

Four-bit color bitmap graphic created by ScanStudio, an algorithm that generates maps from laser range scans; stores geographical map information.

ADC files are rarely used anymore. They can be opened by some older ESRI and SGSI GIS software products.

Programs that open Scanstudio 16 Color Image
ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop

How to solve problems with ADC files

  • Associate the ADC file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any ADC file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.ADC files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the ADC file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .ADC is Scanstudio 16 Color Image. Because only the current version supports the latest ADC file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Steffen Gutmann manufacturer website after an available .ADC is Scanstudio 16 Color Image update.
  • To make sure that your ADC file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.