File Extension Library

.OA File Extension

  • Developer by: Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
  • Category: Various data Files

What are .OA files and how to open them?

Can't open .OA file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .OA file.

What is a .OA file extension?

.OA file extension is created by Cadence Design Systems, Inc.. .OA has been classified as Various data Files.

.OA is OrCAD PCB Designer OpenAccess database

The oa file extension is associated with the OpenAccess, an API (application programming interface) and a C++ program interface to IC design data used by various PCB design applications.

The oa file stores database for OpenAccess API.

How to open:

Use OrCAD PCB Designer to work with *.oa files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .oa file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to fix problems with .OA files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .OA files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .OA file format
  2. You need to check the .OA file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)