OSGB File Extension

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OpenSceneGraph Binary Scene Data Format

What is OSGB file?

OSGB is a file extension commonly associated with OpenSceneGraph Binary Scene Data Format files. Files with OSGB extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. OSGB file format, along with 551 other file formats, belongs to the 3D Image Files category. OpenSceneGraph is by far the most used program for working with OSGB files. Software named OpenSceneGraph was created by OpenSceneGraph Developers. In order to find more detailed information on the software and OSGB files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support OSGB file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support OSGB files. Files with OSGB 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 OSGB file

Updated: 04/04/2020

How to open file with OSGB extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening OSGB files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with OSGB files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with OSGB files.

Step 1. Get the OpenSceneGraph

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports OSGB files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download OpenSceneGraph and install it on your device. 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 OpenSceneGraph website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update OpenSceneGraph to the latest version

If you already have OpenSceneGraph installed on your systems and OSGB 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. If you have an older version of OpenSceneGraph installed, it may not support OSGB 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 OpenSceneGraph.

Step 3. Set the default application to open OSGB files to OpenSceneGraph

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate OSGB files with latest version of OpenSceneGraph you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the OSGB file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where OpenSceneGraph is installed, check the Always use this app to open OSGB files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the OSGB file and 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 OSGB extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the OSGB 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 OSGB file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the OSGB file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the OSGB 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. OSGB file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the OSGB file’s structure is intact

If the OSGB 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. It could happen the the download process of file with OSGB extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the OpenSceneGraph Binary Scene Data Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle OpenSceneGraph

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with OpenSceneGraph Binary Scene Data Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with OSGB files affecting older versions of given software.

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