OTH File Extension

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OpenDocument HTML Template
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What is OTH file?

OTH filename suffix is mostly used for OpenDocument HTML Template files. OASIS defined the OpenDocument HTML Template format standard. OTH file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Linux, Mac OS, Windows system platform. Files with OTH extension are categorized as Web Files files. The Web Files subset comprises 303 various file formats. Apache OpenOffice supports OTH files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 3 other tools may also be used. On the official website of Apache Software Foundation developer not only will you find detailed information about theApache OpenOffice software, but also about OTH and other supported file formats.

Programs which support OTH file extension

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

How to open file with OTH extension?

Problems with accessing OTH may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with OTH 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 OTH files.

Step 1. Install Apache OpenOffice software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening OTH files is that no program that can handle OTH files is installed on user’s system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Apache OpenOffice or different compatible program, such as NeoOffice. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support OTH files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Apache OpenOffice installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Apache Software Foundation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Apache OpenOffice to the latest version

You still cannot access OTH files although Apache OpenOffice is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Apache OpenOffice cannot handle files with OTH may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Apache OpenOffice.

Step 3. Assign Apache OpenOffice to OTH files

If you have the latest version of Apache OpenOffice installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage OTH on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the OTH file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Apache OpenOffice is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open OTH files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with OTH extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Apache OpenOffice and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with OTH extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the OTH is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the OTH file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. The OTH may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the OTH file hinders attempts to open it. 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 OTH file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If the OTH 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 OTH 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

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 OpenDocument HTML Template file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Apache OpenOffice

If the systems has insufficient resources to open OTH 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 OpenDocument HTML Template files. It may be the case that the OTH files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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