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OGZ File Extension

Cube 2 Map Format
  • Developer
    Wouter van Oortmerssen
  • Category
  • Popularity
    4 (2 votes)

What is OGZ file?

OGZ is a file extension commonly associated with Cube 2 Map Format files. Wouter van Oortmerssen defined the Cube 2 Map Format format standard. OGZ file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Linux, Mac OS, Windows system platform. OGZ file belongs to the Game Files category just like 1457 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use Cube 2 software for managing OGZ files, although 3 other programs can also handle this type of file. On the official website of Tangient LLC developer not only will you find detailed information about theCube 2 software, but also about OGZ and other supported file formats.

Programs which support OGZ file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 3 operating systems that support OGZ files. Files with OGZ 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 OGZ file

How to open file with OGZ extension?

Being unable to open files with OGZ extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with OGZ extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install Cube 2 software

Install software to open OGZ file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening OGZ files is that no program that can handle OGZ files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install Cube 2 or one to the listed programs: Platinum Arts Sandbox. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Cube 2 website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Cube 2

Update software that support file extension OGZIf the problems with opening OGZ files still occur even after installing Cube 2, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Cube 2 is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Cube 2 cannot handle files with OGZ may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Cube 2 should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Cube 2 to OGZ files

After installing Cube 2 (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open OGZ files. 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 OGZ file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the OGZ file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Cube 2 installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open OGZ files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with OGZ file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected OGZ file open the file menu and choose 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....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with OGZ extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the OGZ is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the OGZ file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check OGZ file for viruses
1. The OGZ may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the OGZ is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the OGZ 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 OGZ file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with OGZ extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Cube 2 Map Format file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Cube 2

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

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Cube 2 Map Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle OGZ files.

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