>> OBO file

OBO file format description

Many people share .obo files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .obo file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .obo files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.obo - OBO-Edit Document

The OBO document files are related to OBO-Edit. OBO file is an OBO-Edit Document. OBO format is the text file format used by OBO-Edit, the open source, platform-independent application for viewing and editing ontologies.

Document files
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OBO-Edit Document related extensions:
Microsoft Excel Workbook Document
MindMapper 12 XML Map
MindMapper Single File
MindMapper Map
CircuitMaker Document
Lua Help Pages Document

Naturally, other applications may also use the .obo file extension. Even harmful programs can create .obo files. Be especially cautious with .obo files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .obo file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .obo file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bo, boo, ibo, lbo, ob, obi, obk, obl, obp, ogo, oo, oob, pbo

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Boo Encoded Data
FreePascal Object
HPS Ancient Warfare Army Data
dBASE IV Compiled Label
Sybase PowerDesigner Object-oriented Model Backup
BSC Intermediate Object

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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