OCB file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ocb - DOpus Configuration Backup

The OCB data files are related to DOpus. The OCB file is a DOpus Configuration Backup. Directory Opus is a popular file manager program. Originally it was written for the Amiga computer system in the early to mid 1990s. Development on the Amiga version ceased in 1997, but an entirely re-written version of Directory Opus is still being actively developed for the Microsoft Windows operating system.

Data files
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DOpus Configuration Backup related extensions:
DOpus Command File
DOpus Toolbar File
DOpus v9 Preferences Data
DOpus Exported Settings
DOpus Saved Favorites

.ocb - Origin Code Builder Object

The OCB development files are related to Origin. The OCB file is an Origin Code Builder Object. Origin is an easy-to-use data analysis and graphing software application.

Development files
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Origin Code Builder Object related extensions:
Origin C Source Code
Origin Configuration File
Origin Sample Curve Data
Origin Fitting Function Definition File
Origin Encrypted C Source Code
Origin Dialog Theme Data

.ocb - Oxygen Forensic Detective Cloud Backup Archive

The OCB archive files are related to Oxygen Forensic Detective. The OCB file is an Oxygen Forensic Detective Cloud Backup Archive. Oxygen Forensic Detective is a highly functional software tool used for digital forensic investigations of mobile devices and cloud data sources.

Oxygen Forensic Detective
Archive files
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Oxygen Forensic Detective Cloud Backup Archive related extensions:
HoneyView 3 Archive
Remark Office OMR Archive
Chrome OS Crostini Backup
Backup4all Backup Catalog
PersonalBrain Mind Map Archive

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

Can't open a .ocb 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 .ocb file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cb, cob, icb, kcb, lcb, ob, obc, oc, ocf, ocg, och, ocv, odb, ofb, osb

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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