OS file icon

OS File Extension

ObjectScript Source Format
  • Developer
    ObjectScript
  • Category
  • Popularity
    4.4 (12 votes)

What is OS file?

OS is a file extension commonly associated with ObjectScript Source Format files. ObjectScript Source Format format was developed by ObjectScript. Files with OS extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux, Mac OS, Windows platform. Files with OS extension are categorized as Developer Files files. The Developer Files subset comprises 1180 various file formats. The most popular program for handling OS files is ObjectDevel, but users can choose among 2 different programs that support this file format.

Programs which support OS file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open OS files divided into 3 categories according to system platform supported. Files with OS 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 OS file

How to open file with OS extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening OS files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with OS 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 ObjectDevel

Install software to open OS file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening OS files is that no program that can handle OS files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install ObjectDevel. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support OS files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download ObjectDevel installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.

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

Update software that support file extension OSIf you already have ObjectDevel installed on your systems and OS files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of ObjectDevel installed, it may not support OS 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 ObjectDevel.

Step 3. Set the default application to open OS files to ObjectDevel

After installing ObjectDevel (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open OS files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with OS file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the OS file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where ObjectDevel is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open OS files and clicking OK.
Associate software with OS file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected OS file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with OS extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the OS file is complete and free of errors

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 OS file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

Should it happed that the OS is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the OS file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

Did you receive the OS file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 OS 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

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the ObjectScript Source Format file.

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

If the systems has insufficient resources to open OS 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 ObjectScript Source Format file. It may be the case that the OS files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

Do you want to help?

If you have additional information about the OS 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 OS file.

Top File Extensions
Show more
File Extension of the day
oxps icon

OXPS

OpenXPS Format

Files with the .OXPS extension contain text documents compressed in ZIP format, possibly with graphic element prepared for printout . All informati...