File Extension Library


.OTV File Extension

  • Developer by: QIAGEN
  • Category: Settings, options, themes or skins Files

What is an .OTV file?

.OTV file extension is created by QIAGEN. .OTV has been classified as Settings, options, themes or skins Files.

.OTV is Rotor-Disc OTV Kit OTV calibration file

The otv file extension is associated with the Rotor-Disc OTV Kit application and hardware device used for optical temperature verification of Rotor-Gene Q real-time cyclers. The .otv file stores OTV calibration data.


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 .otv 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 .OTV file on different platforms

Open .OTV File on Windows

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

Open .OTV File on Mac

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

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

Open .OTV File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .OTV files

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