OFX File Type- The quick facts
What are OFX files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an OFX file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is an OFX file?
An .OFX file is an Open Financial Exchange data file.
OFX is an acronym for Open Financial Exchange. The OFX file format allows for the electronic exchange of financial information over the Internet between consumers, businesses, and financial institutions.
The OFX file format was initially created in 1997 and replaced the older, outdated OFC file format introduced by Microsoft. The OFX file format allows consumers to conduct online banking, bill payment, and tax download activities.
The .ofx file extension is also used for Olicom Fax image files used in electronic Fax documents. The OFX files used by this application contain images of the faxes sent and received with the fax application.
How to open OFX files
We have identified 3 OFX openers that are compatible with this specific type of OFX file.
Programs that open Open Financial Exchange data files
Last updated: March 13, 2022
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of OFX files. Remember, different programs may use OFX files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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