What is a .OFF File And How To Open It (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .off extension. It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .off file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .OFF file?

The .OFF file extension is from Object File Format. This file belongs to the text format and it is a 3D images related file.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .off file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .OFF file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .OFF file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Blaze3D software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is MeshLab, GLC_Player, RoffView and Blaze3D.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .OFF 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: 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 Blaze3D 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 .OFF file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the RoffView software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: MeshLab, GLC_Player and RoffView.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .OFF 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

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

How to open a .OFF file on Linux

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Blaze3D software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use MeshLab, GLC_Player, RoffView and Blaze3D software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .OFF 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Blaze3D software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .OFF file?

If you cannot open the .OFF file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .OFF file.officeui – Microsoft, .ofl – Ots Labs, .ofm – Nuance Communications, .ofm – Melco, .ofp – OriginLab. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .OFF file with the Blaze3D, MeshLab, GLC_Player, RoffView programs on Windows, RoffView, MeshLab, GLC_Player programs on Mac and Blaze3D, MeshLab, GLC_Player, RoffView software on Linux.