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OGX File Extension

Ogg Vorbis Multiplexed Media Format
  • Developer
    Xiph.Org
  • Category
  • Popularity
    4 (5 votes)

What is OGX file?

OGX filename suffix is mostly used for Ogg Vorbis Multiplexed Media Format files. Xiph.Org defined the Ogg Vorbis Multiplexed Media Format format standard. OGX file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Linux, Mac OS, Windows system platform. Files with OGX extension are categorized as Video Files files. The Video Files subset comprises 530 various file formats. The most popular program for handling OGX files is Foobar2000, but users can choose among 4 different programs that support this file format. Software named Foobar2000 was created by Peter Pawlowski. In order to find more detailed information on the software and OGX files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support OGX file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 3 operating systems that support OGX files. Files with OGX suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support OGX file

How to open file with OGX extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening OGX files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with OGX 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. Download and install Foobar2000

Install software to open OGX file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening OGX files is that no program that can handle OGX files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select Foobar2000 or one of the recommended programs (for example, VLC media player, QuickTime Player, Windows Media Player) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. 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 Foobar2000 website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Foobar2000 to the latest version

Update software that support file extension OGXIf you already have Foobar2000 installed on your systems and OGX files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why OGX files are not compatible with Foobar2000. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Foobar2000.

Step 3. Associate Ogg Vorbis Multiplexed Media Format files with Foobar2000

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate OGX files with latest version of Foobar2000 you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with OGX file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the OGX 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 Foobar2000 installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open OGX files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with OGX file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with OGX extension, 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 OGX extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the OGX for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the OGX file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

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

2. Ensure the file with OGX extension is complete and error-free

If the OGX 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. If the OGX file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative 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. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Foobar2000

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Ogg Vorbis Multiplexed Media Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with OGX files affecting older versions of given software.

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