File Extension Library


.SOC File Extension

  • Developer by: OpenOffice.org Project Team
  • Category: Settings, options, themes or skins Files

What is an .SOC file?

.SOC file extension is created by OpenOffice.org Project Team. .SOC has been classified as Settings, options, themes or skins Files.

.SOC is Apache OpenOffice colour palettes and various style elements

The soc file extension is associated with OpenOffice.org (Apache OpenOffice).

The soc files contain information about color palettes and various style elements. These files are used in programming of OpenOffice.org.


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 .soc 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 .SOC file on different platforms

Open .SOC File on Windows

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

Open .SOC File on Mac

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

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

Open .SOC File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .SOC files

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