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OCB File Extension

Origin Precompiled Origin C
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    OriginLab Corporation
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What is OCB file?

OCB filename suffix is mostly used for Origin Precompiled Origin C files. Origin Precompiled Origin C format was developed by OriginLab Corporation. OCB files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. OCB file format, along with 1180 other file formats, belongs to the Developer Files category. The software recommended for managing OCB files is Origin. Software named Origin was created by OriginLab Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and OCB files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support OCB file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support OCB files. OCB files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support OCB file

Windows Windows

How to open file with OCB extension?

Problems with accessing OCB may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Origin Precompiled Origin C files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with OCB files.

Step 1. Download and install Origin

Install software to open OCB file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports OCB files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Origin developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Origin installed is by going to developer’s website (OriginLab Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Origin and update if needed

Update software that support file extension OCBIf the problems with opening OCB files still occur even after installing Origin, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Origin is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Origin cannot handle files with OCB may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Origin is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Origin Precompiled Origin C files with Origin

After installing Origin (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open OCB files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with OCB file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the OCB file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Origin installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open OCB files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with OCB file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the OCB file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with OCB extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the OCB for errors

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

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the OCB file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the OCB file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the OCB file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with OCB extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Origin

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Origin Precompiled Origin C files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with OCB files affecting older versions of given software.

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