OS2 file format description
Many people share .os2 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .os2 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .os2 files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.os2 - OS/2 Warp System File
The OS2 data files are related to IBM OS/2 Warp. OS2 file is an OS/2 Warp System File. OS/2 is a series of computer operating systems, initially created by Microsoft and IBM, then later developed by IBM exclusively.
- IBM OS/2 Warp
- Data files
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- OS/2 Warp System File related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .os2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .os2 files. Be especially cautious with .os2 files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .os2 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .os2 file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
is2, ls2, o2s, os, osw, osz, ox2, ps2, s2
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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