What is a .OPTS File And How To Open It (Simple Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .opts extension and you don’t know what it is? 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 .opts file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .OPTS file?

The .OPTS file extension comes from Linux Configuration Options File. The format of this settings related file is text.

What to know

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

How to open a .OPTS file?

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

How to open a .OPTS file on Linux

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

1. The first step is to download the GNU Emacs software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .OPTS 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: 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the GNU Emacs software that 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 .OPTS file?

If you are still unable to open the .OPTS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .OPTS file.opus – Xiph.Org, .opx – Insperity Business Services, .opx – E-Book Systems, .oqy – Microsoft, .or2 – IBM. 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 .OPTS file with the GNU Emacs software on Linux.