File Extension Library

.OBI File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .OBI file?

.OBI file extension is created by Microsoft. .OBI has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .OBI file is XML.

.OBI is Outlook RSS Subscription File

File created by Microsoft Outlook, a calendar and email program; contains RSS subscription names and properties in an XML format; used to store RSS feed subscriptions for an outlook profile.

OBI files are named using the convention <profilename> They are typically located in the following user directory:

OBI files can be exported to Outline Processor Markup Language (.OPML) files by selecting the following option in Outlook: File → Import and Export → Export all RSS feeds as OPML file.

List of all softwares that can open the Outlook RSS Subscription File
Microsoft Outlook 2016

How to Open .OBI file on different platforms

Open .OBI File on Windows

  • Right-click a .OBI
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .OBI file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .OBI files" Press "Ok"

Open .OBI File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .OBI file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .OBI File on Linux

Right click on the .OBI file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .OBI File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .OBI file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .OBI File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .OBI files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .OBI files

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