The File Extensions Database


.URC File Extension

  • Developer by: CA Technologies
  • Category: Digital video and movie Files

What is an .URC file?

.URC is Unicenter Remote Control file

The urc file extension is related to files created by the Unicenter Remote Control product of Computer Associates.

When IT (Helpdesk) is remoting an end user's PC, it creates an URC file when the option is used to perform a Video Capture.

It is only played with Unicenter Remote Control with the Complete Agent, not the Client Only version or Management Console.


How to open:

If any program can open and work with .urc files, it would be Unicenter Remote Control.

How to convert:

Given the nature of this file type, a conversion for .urc files seems highly unlikely.

How to solve problems with URC files

  • Associate the URC file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any URC file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.URC files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the URC 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 .URC is Unicenter Remote Control file. Because only the current version supports the latest URC file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the CA Technologies manufacturer website after an available .URC is Unicenter Remote Control file update.
  • To make sure that your URC file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.