What is a .SOB File And How To Open It – Apache Software Foundation (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .sob extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .sob file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .SOB file?

The .SOB file extension is OpenOffice.org Impress Bitmap Styles File. The development of this file was done by Apache Software Foundation. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a raster related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .sob file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .SOB file?

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

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

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SOB 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the OpenOffice Impress software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SOB file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the OpenOffice Impress software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is OpenOffice Impress.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SOB 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: 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 Impress software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .SOB file on Linux

The .sob file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the OpenOffice Impress software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use OpenOffice Impress software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .SOB 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the OpenOffice Impress software 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 .SOB file?

If you are still unable to open the .SOB file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .SOB file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .sod – id Software, .soe – LucasArts, .soepsx – Daybreak Game Company, .sol – Adobe Systems, .sol – Ethereum Foundation. 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 .SOB file with the OpenOffice Impress program on Windows, OpenOffice Impress program on Mac and OpenOffice Impress software on Linux.