OVL file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ovl - Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 Data

The OVL game data files are related to Rollercoaster Tycoon 3. The OVL file is a Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 Data. Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 is a construction and management simulation video game that simulates amusement park management.

Rollercoaster Tycoon 3
Game Data files
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Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 Data related extensions:
Gary Gadget Car Data
Xargon Game Data
Feedback Chart File
UFO: Extraterrestrials Game Data
Nintendo DS Basic Graphics Resource Data
Beat Saber Custom Song

.ovl - E-Sword v8 Overlay Data

The OVL data files are related to E-Sword. The OVL file is an E-Sword v8 Overlay Data. E-Sword is a Bible study computer software package created by Rick Meyers and developed for Microsoft Windows.

Data files
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E-Sword v8 Overlay Data related extensions:
E-Sword Bible Module
E-Sword Bible Data
E-Sword Bible Reading Plan
E-Sword Bible Module
E-Sword v8 Commentary Data
E-Sword v9 Commentary Data

.ovl - Geogrid ASCII Overlay Data

The OVL gis files are related to GPSBabel. The OVL file is a Geogrid ASCII Overlay Data.

GIS files
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Geogrid ASCII Overlay Data related extensions:
Nokia Landmark Exchange File
GT-31 Binary SIRF Data
GT-31 SIRF Data
GPSBabel Format Data
Holux GM-101 Tracklog

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

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

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

ivl, kvl, lvl, obl, ocl, odl, ofl, ogl, ol, olv, ov, ov1, ovi, ovk, ovm

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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