What is a .ODG File And How To Open It – OASIS (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .odg extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .odg file extension and how to open it.

What is a .ODG file?

The .ODG file extension is from OpenDocument Graphic File. This file extension was developed by OASIS. The file has the zip format, and it is a vector related file.

What to know

There are currently 5 software that can open the .odg file on 5 platforms.

How to open a .ODG file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .ODG file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .ODG file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .odg file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Trio Office software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use OpenOffice Draw, LibreOffice and Trio Office software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ODG file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Trio Office software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .ODG file on Mac

The .odg file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the OpenOffice Draw, Planamesa NeoOffice and LibreOffice software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .ODG file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the OpenOffice Draw software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .ODG file on Linux

To open the .odg file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the OpenOffice Draw and LibreOffice software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .ODG file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the OpenOffice Draw software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

How to open a .ODG file on Android

There is easy way to open the .odg file on Android.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .ODG file in the download folder

The first step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

While trying to open the file, it won’t work.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

You need to locate the Google Play Store and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

To open the file, you will need to download the OpenDocument Reader software. Please search for it in the Google Play Store and install it. The other software that opens the .odg file on Android is OpenDocument Reader. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Android.

How to open a .ODG file on iOS

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .odg file on iOS in simple steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Finding your files in the download folder

The first step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 2

Image2: Can’t open the file

To open the file, you will need to download the OpenDocument Reader software. Please search for it in the iOS App Store and install it. Congratulations! You can now open your file on iOS.

Still cannot open the .ODG file?

If you cannot open the .ODG file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .ODG file.odi – OASIS, .odif – ITU-T, .odin – Locky Ransomware Encrypted File, .odl – Microsoft, .odm – OverDrive. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .ODG file with the Trio Office, OpenOffice Draw, LibreOffice programs on Windows, OpenOffice Draw, Planamesa NeoOffice, LibreOffice programs on Mac, OpenOffice Draw, LibreOffice software on Linux, OpenDocument Reader software on Android and OpenDocument Reader software on iOS.