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What are OVF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an OVF file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your OVF files.

What is an OVF file?

OVF files have multiple uses, and OOMMF Vector Field is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

OOMMF Vector Field File

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open OVF files

Important: Different programs may use files with the OVF file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your OVF file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

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

Last updated: February 24, 2023

All known file formats using extension .OVF

While OOMMF Vector Field File is a popular type of OVF-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .OVF file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Open Virtualization Format File

We know that one OVF format is Open Virtualization Format File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

OVF opener for Windows

We have identified one OVF opener that is compatible with this specific type of OVF file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of OVF files. Remember, different programs may use OVF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Oracle VM VirtualBoxOracle VM VirtualBoxUser submitted
VMware WorkstationVMware WorkstationUser submitted

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