OBS-SERVICE File Extension

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Open Broadcaster Software Data Format

What is OBS-SERVICE file?

Full format name of files that use OBS-SERVICE extension is Open Broadcaster Software Data Format. OBS-SERVICE files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. OBS-SERVICE file format, along with 5704 other file formats, belongs to the Misc Files category. Open Broadcaster Software is by far the most used program for working with OBS-SERVICE files.

Programs which support OBS-SERVICE file extension

The following listing features OBS-SERVICE-compatible programs. Files with OBS-SERVICE extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support OBS-SERVICE file

Updated: 12/01/2020

How to open file with OBS-SERVICE extension?

Being unable to open files with OBS-SERVICE extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Open Broadcaster Software Data Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install Open Broadcaster Software

Install software to open OBS-SERVICE file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening OBS-SERVICE files is that no program that can handle OBS-SERVICE files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Open Broadcaster Software. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Open Broadcaster Software website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Open Broadcaster Software to the latest version

Update software that support file extension OBS-SERVICEIf the problems with opening OBS-SERVICE files still occur even after installing Open Broadcaster Software, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Open Broadcaster Software is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Open Broadcaster Software cannot handle files with OBS-SERVICE may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Open Broadcaster Software should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open OBS-SERVICE files to Open Broadcaster Software

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate OBS-SERVICE files with latest version of Open Broadcaster Software you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with OBS-SERVICE file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the OBS-SERVICE file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Open Broadcaster Software installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open OBS-SERVICE files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with OBS-SERVICE file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected OBS-SERVICE file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with OBS-SERVICE extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the OBS-SERVICE file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the OBS-SERVICE file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check OBS-SERVICE file for viruses
1. Verify that the OBS-SERVICE in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the OBS-SERVICE is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the OBS-SERVICE file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. OBS-SERVICE file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with OBS-SERVICE extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the OBS-SERVICE file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the OBS-SERVICE file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Open Broadcaster Software Data Format file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Open Broadcaster Software

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with OBS-SERVICE extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Open Broadcaster Software Data Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with OBS-SERVICE files affecting older versions of given software.

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