UOS File Extension

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Uniform Office Spreadsheet

What is UOS file?

UOS filename suffix is mostly used for Uniform Office Spreadsheet files. Files with UOS extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux, Mac OS, Windows platform. Files with UOS extension are categorized as Spreadsheet Files files. The Spreadsheet Files subset comprises 90 various file formats. Users are advised to use Apache OpenOffice software for managing UOS files, although 6 other programs can also handle this type of file. Software named Apache OpenOffice was created by Apache Software Foundation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and UOS files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support UOS file extension

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

How to open file with UOS extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening UOS files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Uniform Office Spreadsheet files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install Apache OpenOffice software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening UOS files is that no program that can handle UOS files is installed on user’s system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Apache OpenOffice or different compatible program, such as LibreOffice, NeoOffice. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. 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 UOS 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. This can be one of the causes why UOS files are not compatible with Apache OpenOffice. 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 UOS 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 UOS 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.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the UOS with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Apache OpenOffice is installed, check the Always use this app to open UOS files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected UOS file open the file menu and choose 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 UOS extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the UOS for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the UOS file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. The UOS 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 UOS 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 UOS file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If you obtained the problematic UOS file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with UOS extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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 Uniform Office Spreadsheet file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Apache OpenOffice

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Uniform Office Spreadsheet files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the UOS files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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