What is a .OGZ File And How To Open It – Wouter van Oortmerssen (Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .ogz extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .ogz file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .OGZ file?

The file extension .OGZ comes from Cube 2 Map File. The creator of this file extension is Wouter van Oortmerssen. This game related file is in binary format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ogz file on 1 platform.

How to open a .OGZ file?

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

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .ogz file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Platinum Arts Sandbox software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Platinum Arts Sandbox software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .OGZ 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Platinum Arts Sandbox software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .OGZ file?

If you cannot open the .OGZ file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .OGZ file.oif – OriginLab, .ois – OriginLab, .oiv – RAGE Research project, .okt – Oktalyzer Module, .ol – Valve. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .OGZ file with the Platinum Arts Sandbox program on Windows.