What is a .UFO File And How To Open It – Ulead (Simple Steps)


While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .ufo extension. 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 .ufo file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .UFO file?

The .UFO file extension is from Ulead File Object. This file extension was developed by Ulead. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a raster related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .ufo file on 1 platform.

How to open a .UFO file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Corel PhotoImpact X3 and Ulead Photo Explorer software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .UFO 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 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 Corel PhotoImpact X3 software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .UFO file?

If you cannot open the .UFO file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .UFO file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ufo – Tal Leming, Justin van Rossum, and Erik van Blokla. 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 .UFO file with the Corel PhotoImpact X3, Ulead Photo Explorer programs on Windows.