OWC File Extension

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OutWit Catch Database
  • Developer
    OutWit Technologies
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  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is OWC file?

Full format name of files that use OWC extension is OutWit Catch Database. OutWit Catch Database format was developed by OutWit Technologies. OWC file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Linux, Mac OS, Windows system platform. OWC file belongs to the Database Files category just like 343 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use Mozilla Firefox software for managing OWC files, although 3 other programs can also handle this type of file. Mozilla Firefox software was developed by Mozilla, and on its official website you may find more information about OWC files or the Mozilla Firefox software program.

Programs which support OWC file extension

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

How to open file with OWC extension?

Being unable to open files with OWC extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with OWC extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with OWC files.

Step 1. Get the Mozilla Firefox

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening OWC files is that no program that can handle OWC files is installed on user’s system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Mozilla Firefox or different compatible program, such as OutWit Hub. 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 Mozilla Firefox installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Mozilla website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of Mozilla Firefox and update if needed

If the problems with opening OWC files still occur even after installing Mozilla Firefox, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Mozilla Firefox is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why OWC files are not compatible with Mozilla Firefox. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Mozilla Firefox.

Step 3. Set the default application to open OWC files to Mozilla Firefox

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate OWC files with latest version of Mozilla Firefox you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the OWC file and choose Open with option
  • 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 Mozilla Firefox is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open OWC files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with OWC extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Mozilla Firefox and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with OWC extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the OWC for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the OWC file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

Should it happed that the OWC 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 scanner detected that the OWC file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If the OWC 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. When downloading the file with OWC extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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 OutWit Catch Database file.

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

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with OutWit Catch Database files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with OWC files affecting older versions of given software.

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