File Extension Library


.OWFS File Extension

  • Developer by: Orbit GeoSpatial Technologies
  • Category: GIS, GPS navigation and map Files

What is an .OWFS file?

.OWFS file extension is created by Orbit GeoSpatial Technologies. .OWFS has been classified as GIS, GPS navigation and map Files.

.OWFS is Web Feature Service file

The owfs file extension is associated with the Web Feature Service that provides an interface allowing requests for geographical features across the web using platform-independent calls.

The *.owfs file stores some kind of data for Web Feature Service.


How to open:

Use Orbit GIS to open *.owfs files.

How to convert:

Special GIS converter exist and may help users to transfer or transform their maps and other navigation data between programs or devices. For general information try to look at:Basic info how to convert GIS, GPS or map files

How to Open .OWFS file on different platforms

Open .OWFS File on Windows

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

Open .OWFS File on Mac

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

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

Open .OWFS File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .OWFS files

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