What is a .OGM File And How To Open It – OriginLab (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .ogm extension. You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .ogm file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .OGM file?

The file extension .OGM is from Origin Matrix File.The development of this file was done by OriginLab. The file is a data related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .ogm file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .OGM file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the OriginLab Origin Viewer software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: OriginLab Origin and OriginLab Origin Viewer.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .OGM file

2. In the second step 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 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 OriginLab Origin Viewer software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .OGM file on Mac

To open the .ogm file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the OriginLab Origin Viewer software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is OriginLab Origin Viewer.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .OGM 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 OriginLab Origin Viewer software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .OGM file?

If you are still unable to open the .OGM file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .OGM file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ogm – Ogg Media File. 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 .OGM file with the OriginLab Origin Viewer, OriginLab Origin programs on Windows and OriginLab Origin Viewer program on Mac.