What is a .ORF File And How To Open It – Olympus (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .orf extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .orf file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .ORF file?

The .ORF file extension is Olympus RAW File. The development of this file was done by Olympus. The format of this file is binary, and it is a camera raw image related file.

What to know

There are currently 5 software that can open the .orf file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .ORF file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .ORF file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Olympus Master, Corel PaintShop Pro and Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ORF 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 Olympus Master 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 .ORF file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .orf file on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the Olympus Master, Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020, Apple Photos and MacPhun ColorStrokes software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .ORF 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: 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 Olympus Master software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .ORF file?

If you cannot open the .ORF file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .ORF file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .org – IBM, .org – Daisuke, .org – The GNU Project, .ori – Original File, .orig – Original File. 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 .ORF file with the Olympus Master, Corel PaintShop Pro, Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 programs on Windows and Olympus Master, Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020, Apple Photos, MacPhun ColorStrokes programs on Mac.