OD2 File Extension

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Omnis 5 Database
  • Developer
    TigerLogic Corp. (Omnis Technology Corporation)
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What is OD2 file?

OD2 is a file extension commonly associated with Omnis 5 Database files. TigerLogic Corp. (Omnis Technology Corporation) defined the Omnis 5 Database format standard. Files with OD2 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. OD2 file format, along with 343 other file formats, belongs to the Database Files category. The software recommended for managing OD2 files is Omnis Studio. Omnis Studio software was developed by TigerLogic Corp. (Omnis Technology Corporation), and on its official website you may find more information about OD2 files or the Omnis Studio software program.

Programs which support OD2 file extension

Programs that can handle OD2 files are as follows. Files with OD2 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 OD2 file

How to open file with OD2 extension?

Problems with accessing OD2 may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with OD2 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install Omnis Studio

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports OD2 files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Omnis Studio developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Omnis Studio installed is by going to developer’s website (TigerLogic Corp. (Omnis Technology Corporation)) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Omnis Studio and update if needed

If the problems with opening OD2 files still occur even after installing Omnis Studio, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Omnis Studio is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why OD2 files are not compatible with Omnis Studio. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Omnis Studio.

Step 3. Set the default application to open OD2 files to Omnis Studio

If you have the latest version of Omnis Studio installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage OD2 on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the OD2 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the 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 Omnis Studio installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open OD2 files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with OD2 extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Omnis Studio and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with OD2 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the OD2 file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the OD2 file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the OD2 file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the OD2 is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the OD2 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the OD2 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the OD2 file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the OD2 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 OD2 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Omnis Studio

If the systems has insufficient resources to open OD2 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Omnis 5 Database files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle OD2 files.

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