File Extension Library


.OCW File Extension

  • Category: Settings, options, themes or skins Files

What is an .OCW file?

.OCW file extension has been classified as Settings, options, themes or skins Files.

.OCW is Oracle Configuration Watch template

The ocw file extension is associated with Oracle Configuration Watch, an application or service used by other software developed by Oracle.

The ocw file stores template for Oracle Configuration Watch configuration file.


How to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .ocw 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 Open .OCW file on different platforms

Open .OCW File on Windows

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

Open .OCW File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .OCW 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 .OCW File on Linux

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

Open .OCW File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .OCW 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 .OCW 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 .OCW files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .OCW files

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