File Extension Library

.OSDX File Extension

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

What are .OSDX files and how to open them?

Can't open .OSDX 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 .OSDX file.

What is a .OSDX file extension?

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

.OSDX is Search Connector Description File

Installation file for a Search Connector (.SEARCHCONNECTOR-MS file) in Microsoft Windows; contains description information for a remote storage location; installs a Search Connector in Windows so users can browse remote locations in the Windows Explorer; useful for setting up remote office work environments.

If you receive an OSDX file, you can double-click it and Windows will install a Search Connector to the following directory: [user]\Searches\. You can open the installed Search Connector to browse your remote location. Note that the SEARCHCONNECTOR-MS files actually appear as folders since Windows does not display their file extension.

NOTE: The "OSD" in OSDX stands for OpenSearch Description and the "X" stands for XML, the formatting used for OSDX files.

List of all softwares that can open the Search Connector Description File
Microsoft Windows

How to fix problems with .OSDX files

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