File Extension Library

.OSS File Extension

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

What are .OSS files and how to open them?

Can't open .OSS 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 .OSS file.

What is a .OSS file extension?

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

.OSS is Microsoft Outlook Saved Search File

Search file saved by Microsoft Outlook, an email and calendar program included with Microsoft Office; contains email search criteria for a virtual folder; used for filtering email into virtual email folders that match specific search parameters.

Saved searches can be used as an alternative to manually moving or copying email messages. Since Outlook constructs saved search virtual folders on-the-fly, the program does not actually make copies of the matching criteria. Instead, it only filters the email messages.

List of all softwares that can open the Microsoft Outlook Saved Search File
Microsoft Outlook 2016

How to fix problems with .OSS files

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