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ODI File Extension

OpenDocument Image

What is ODI file?

ODI filename suffix is mostly used for OpenDocument Image files. OpenDocument Image format was developed by OASIS. ODI files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Mac OS, Windows. ODI file belongs to the Raster Image Files category just like 506 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use Apache OpenOffice software for managing ODI files, although 4 other programs can also handle this type of file. On the official website of Apache Software Foundation developer not only will you find detailed information about theApache OpenOffice software, but also about ODI and other supported file formats.

Programs which support ODI file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with ODI files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with ODI 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 ODI file

How to open file with ODI extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening ODI files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with ODI files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the Apache OpenOffice

Install software to open ODI file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports ODI files installed on the system. The most obvious solution is to download and install Apache OpenOffice or one to the listed programs: NeoOffice, StarOffice. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Apache OpenOffice website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Apache OpenOffice to the latest version

Update software that support file extension ODIYou still cannot access ODI files although Apache OpenOffice is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. 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 ODI files are not compatible with Apache OpenOffice. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Apache OpenOffice.

Step 3. Associate OpenDocument Image files with Apache OpenOffice

If you have the latest version of Apache OpenOffice installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage ODI 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 ODI file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the ODI with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Apache OpenOffice is installed, check the Always use this app to open ODI files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with ODI file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the ODI file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • 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 ODI extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the ODI is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper ODI file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the ODI 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 scanner detected that the ODI file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the ODI file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 ODI 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

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Apache OpenOffice

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support ODI files. Close all running programs and try opening the ODI file.

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with OpenDocument Image file. It may be the case that the ODI files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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