What is a .ODM File And How To Open It – OverDrive (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .odm extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .odm file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .ODM file?

The .ODM file extension is from OverDrive Media File. The creator of this file extension is OverDrive. The file is a audio related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .odm file on 4 platforms.

How to open a .ODM file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .ODM file on various operating systems.

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .odm file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the OverDrive Media Console software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is OverDrive Media Console.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ODM 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the OverDrive Media Console software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .ODM file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .odm file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the OverDrive Media Console software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is OverDrive Media Console.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .ODM 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: 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 OverDrive Media Console software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .ODM file on Android

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

Step 1

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

First of all you need to locate 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 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

If you try clicking the file, it will show you the error above.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

Please locate the app “Google Play Store” (picture above) and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

To open the file, you will need to download the OverDrive Media Console software. Please search for it in the Google Play Store and install it. You could also download the OverDrive Media Console software. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Android.

How to open a .ODM file on iOS

The .odm file can be opened on iOS.

Step 1

Image 1: Finding your files in the download folder

First of all you need to locate 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 2

Image2: Can’t open the file

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

Still cannot open the .ODM file?

If you are still unable to open the .ODM file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .ODM file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .odm – OASIS. 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 .ODM file with the OverDrive Media Console program on Windows, OverDrive Media Console program on Mac, OverDrive Media Console software on Android and OverDrive Media Console software on iOS.