File Extension Library

.OTM File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Executable Files
  • Format: Text

What are .OTM files and how to open them?

Can't open .OTM 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 .OTM file.

What is a .OTM file extension?

.OTM file extension is created by Microsoft. .OTM has been classified as Executable Files. The format of .OTM file is Text.

.OTM is Outlook Macro File

Macro created with Microsoft Outlook, an email application; contains scripted functions written in Microsoft's VBA language; often used for automating repetitive tasks, such as scanning email messages or collecting file attachments.

By default, the Windows Vista and Windows 7 versions of Outlook store macros in the file VbaProject.otm. Outlook saves this file in the following user directory: \Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook.

NOTE: You must enable macros in the Outlook security settings in order to run them.

List of all softwares that can open the Outlook Macro File
Microsoft Outlook 2016
Microsoft Word 2016
File Type 2 Origin Matrix Template
Developer by: OriginLab Category: Settings Files

An OTM file is a matrix template created by Origin, a data analysis and graphing application used by various scientists and engineers. It contains settings for a matrix, such as style and formatting and the number of rows and columns. OTM files are used to create .OGM matrices.

You can only open OTM files with Origin, which can be used to create, open, and edit OTM files. The program is only available for Windows.

To open an OTM file in Origin, select File → Open..., select the "Origin Template .otm" file type, navigate to the OTM file location, and click Open.

NOTE: The release of Origin 2018 included an updated unicode format for saving workbook templates (.OTMU), which features performance advantages over the older, non-unicode OTM file format.

List of all softwares that can open the Origin Matrix Template
OriginLab Origin

How to fix problems with .OTM files

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