What is a .OTC File And How To Open It – OASIS (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .otc extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .otc file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .OTC file?

The file extension .OTC is OpenDocument Chart Template. The creator of this file extension is OASIS. The format of this file is zip, and it is a miscellaneous file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .otc file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .OTC file?

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

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

The .otc file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .OTC 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 OpenOffice Calc software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .OTC file on Mac

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

1. The first step is to download the OpenOffice Calc software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is OpenOffice Calc and Planamesa NeoOffice.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .OTC 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 right click on your file and choose “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 OpenOffice Calc software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .OTC file on Linux

To open the .otc file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the OpenOffice Calc software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use OpenOffice Calc software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .OTC 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: 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 OpenOffice Calc software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .OTC file?

If you are still unable to open the .OTC file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .OTC file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .otf – Adobe Systems and Microsoft, .otf – Apache Software Foundation, .otf – NedGraphics, .otg – OASIS, .oth – OASIS. 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 .OTC file with the OpenOffice Calc program on Windows, OpenOffice Calc, Planamesa NeoOffice programs on Mac and OpenOffice Calc software on Linux.