OFD File Extension

OFD file icon
ObjectView Form Definition
  • Developer
    Cypresslogic Systems Inc.
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.5 (2 votes)

What is OFD file?

OFD is a file extension commonly associated with ObjectView Form Definition files. ObjectView Form Definition specification was created by Cypresslogic Systems Inc.. OFD file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. OFD file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 4217 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports OFD files is ObjectView Professional Edition. On the official website of Cypresslogic Systems Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theObjectView Professional Edition software, but also about OFD and other supported file formats.

Programs which support OFD file extension

The following listing features OFD-compatible programs. OFD files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support OFD file

How to open file with OFD extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening OFD files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with OFD files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with OFD files.

Step 1. Get the ObjectView Professional Edition

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports OFD files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download ObjectView Professional Edition and install it on your device. 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 ObjectView Professional Edition installed is by going to developer’s website (Cypresslogic Systems Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of ObjectView Professional Edition and update if needed

If you already have ObjectView Professional Edition installed on your systems and OFD files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of ObjectView Professional Edition installed, it may not support OFD format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using ObjectView Professional Edition.

Step 3. Set the default application to open OFD files to ObjectView Professional Edition

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate OFD files with latest version of ObjectView Professional Edition 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.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the OFD with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where ObjectView Professional Edition is installed, check the Always use this app to open OFD files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected OFD file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select ObjectView Professional Edition and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with OFD extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the OFD 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 OFD file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the OFD file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the OFD 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. OFD file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

Did you receive the OFD 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 OFD 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. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the ObjectView Form Definition file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle ObjectView Professional Edition

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

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 ObjectView Form Definition files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the OFD files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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