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OSL file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.osl - Open Shading Language Source

The OSL development files are related to Blender. The OSL file is an Open Shading Language Source. Open Shading Language (OSL) is a small but rich language for programmable shading in advanced renderers and other applications, ideal for describing materials, lights, displacement, and pattern generation.

Development files
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Open Shading Language Source related extensions:
Blender Data
Blender Document Backup
Blender Fluid Simulation Object
Blender Cache
Biovision Motion Data
Blender Fluid Simulation Velocity Data

.osl - OckamSoft 4 Log

The OSL data files are related to OckamSoft 4. The OSL file is an OckamSoft 4 Log. OckamSoft 4 is a modular software package that produces graphical displays, controls the instrument system, and provides connectivity via the internet for remote services.

OckamSoft 4
Data files
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OckamSoft 4 Log related extensions:
NRG Symphonie RAW Data
Pervasive SQL Exported Data
DepoSmart Transcript Data
Genbox Family History Dictionary Data
Autodesk 3D Studio Max Video Posting Data
Topocad Transformation Information Data

.osl - Orbit Symbol Library

The OSL data files are related to Orbit GIS. The OSL file is an Orbit Symbol Library. Orbit GIS is a desktop GIS system, allowing design and structuring or datasets, creation and editing of data, both local and remote.

Orbit GIS
Data files
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Orbit Symbol Library related extensions:
CaseMap Case Script
Sibelius Scale Diagram Library
Sibelius Arrange Style
VirtualDub Processing Settings Data
Eclipse IDE Trace Options
Sibelius Scorch Data

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

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

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

isl, ksl, lsl, ocl, ol, ols, os, osi, osk, osm, oso, osp, owl, oxl, psl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

AquaCrop Soil Profile Data
Object Constraint Language File
Web Ontology Language Document
Inno Setup List
ObjectScript Source Code
Valve Hammer Object Layout

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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