OTT File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open an OTT file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .OTT files.

What is an OTT file?

The .ott file extension is most commonly associated with the OpenOffice word processing application. Files ending with the .ott extension contain text document templates. The OTT file format allows users to apply layouts and document settings across numerous document files without creating each document from scratch.

The .ott file extension is also used for Nokia cell phone ring tones.

How to open OTT files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension OTT for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different OTT openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension OTT

While we know of one file format using the .OTT file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .OTT file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of OTT files. Remember, different programs may use OTT files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file. WriterUser submitted BaseUser submitted
LibreOfficeLibreOfficeUser submitted
LibreOffice WriterLibreOffice WriterUser submitted
TextMaker ViewerTextMaker ViewerUser submitted
StarOffice WriterStarOffice WriterUser submitted
TextMakerTextMakerUser submitted
Microsoft WordMicrosoft WordUser submitted
StarOfficeStarOfficeUser submitted
OOo4Kids WriterOOo4Kids WriterUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with OTT-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with OTT-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!