>> OLY file

OLY file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.oly - AFP Overlay Resource

The OLY data files are related to AFP Viewer Plug-in. OLY file is an AFP Overlay Resource. AFP (Advanced Function Presentation) is an IBM architecture and family of associated printer software and hardware that provides document and information presentation control independent of specific applications and devices.

AFP Viewer Plug-in
Data files
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AFP Overlay Resource related extensions:
IBM Tivoli Network Manager AOC File
AIX User Interface Language
IBM DB2 Large Object Data
IBM Informix Genero Studio Data Schema
Integration Exchange Format File
Lotus Domino Server Keyring

.oly - Act! Opportunities Layout

The OLY data files are related to ACT!. OLY file is an Act! Opportunities Layout. ACT! by Sage is a customer relationship management (CRM) software application which is used to keep track of client and prospect details in a single database that can be shared by multiple users.

Data files
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Act! Opportunities Layout related extensions:
ACDSee Canvas Symbol Data
ACDSee Pro Database
ACDSee Canvas Sequence Set
ACD/Labs Dataset
ACL for Windows Data

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

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

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

ly, ol, olg, olt, opy, ply

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Valve Hammer Object Layout
PTC Creo Model File
Altair FEKO Charges Data
Oracle Forms Object Library Module Text
GNU Lilypond Document
OptiY Model

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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