OFX File Extension

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Open Financial Exchange Format
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What is OFX file?

The OFX format is utilised as a financial information exchange file. They contain financial data created in the OFX open format (Open Financial Exchange). Data in the files include, among other, transactions, excerpts and other information specific to financial industry.

What OFX files are used for?

Utilising OFX files enable electronic exchange of financial information via Internet between companies, consumers and financial entities. In the age of Internet, electronic exchange of information is very popular, therefore OFX files play important role. Individual clients deal with OFX files as an excerpts from credit and bank cards sent transferred by financial institutions. OFX files are also used in electronic banking.

Creation of OFX format

Creation of the OFX format is dated 1997, the year in which it substituted previously utilised standard – OFC. OFX is based on SGML, and it was developed also by Intuit, Microsoft and CheckFree. The format is currently used by Microsoft Money and regarded as standard utilised by financial information within Open Financial Exchange Consortium.

Conversion of a OFX file

When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the OFX extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of OFX file conversion to a different format.

File Conversions from OFX extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to OFX file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the OFX file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the OFX file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the OFX file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the OFX file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the OFX file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the OFX file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

Do you want to help?

If you have additional information about the OFX file, we will be grateful if you share it with our users. To do this, use the form here and send us your information on OFX file.

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