OLV File Extension

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Roller Coaster Tycoon
  • Developer
    Chris Sawyer
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What is OLV file?

OLV filename suffix is mostly used for Roller Coaster Tycoon files. Roller Coaster Tycoon specification was created by Chris Sawyer. Files with OLV extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with OLV extension are categorized as Game Files files. The Game Files subset comprises 1248 various file formats. Roller Coaster Tycoon is by far the most used program for working with OLV files. On the official website of Chris Sawyer developer not only will you find detailed information about theRoller Coaster Tycoon software, but also about OLV and other supported file formats.

Programs which support OLV file extension

Programs that can handle OLV files are as follows. Files with OLV 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 OLV file

How to open file with OLV extension?

Problems with accessing OLV may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with OLV files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the Roller Coaster Tycoon

Problems with opening and working with OLV files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with OLV files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the Roller Coaster Tycoon developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download Roller Coaster Tycoon installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Chris Sawyer website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Roller Coaster Tycoon

If the problems with opening OLV files still occur even after installing Roller Coaster Tycoon, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Roller Coaster Tycoon is available. 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 OLV files are not compatible with Roller Coaster Tycoon. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Roller Coaster Tycoon.

Step 3. Associate Roller Coaster Tycoon files with Roller Coaster Tycoon

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

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the OLV file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Roller Coaster Tycoon is installed, check the Always use this app to open OLV files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the OLV file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with OLV extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the OLV for errors

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

1. Check the OLV file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the OLV is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the OLV file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

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

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

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 Roller Coaster Tycoon file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Roller Coaster Tycoon

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

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 Roller Coaster Tycoon files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle OLV files.

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