OVP file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ovp - The Overlay Maker Package

The OVP document files are related to The Overlay Maker. The OVP file is a The Overlay Maker Package. The Overlay Maker is a networked drawing program with the ability to manipulate paint objects and add icons. It is designed to support military planning however can be used for a broad range of drawing requirements. The The Overlay Maker seems to be no longer supported.

The Overlay Maker
Document files
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The Overlay Maker Package related extensions:
Design and Print Document
Turbo FloorPlan 3D Design
Corel Presentations Exchange Document
Solid Edge Parts Document
Enigma Transportable File
OmniPage Scanned Document

.ovp - Psion OVAL Project

The OVP development files are related to Psion SDK. The OVP file is a Psion OVAL Project. OVAL (Object-based Visual Application Language) is code-compatible with Microsoft Visual Basic, and includes over 30 controls that are specially designed for building Psion applications, and takes full advantage of the operating system.

Psion SDK
Development files
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Psion OVAL Project related extensions:
GX Resource Header File
Altium Designer Assembler Error Messages File
OpenGL Fragment Shader
FoxPro 2 View
CodeWarrior Linker Map Data
GNT Analyzer Result Data

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

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

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

ivp, kvp, lvp, obp, ocp, odp, ofp, ogp, op, opv, ov, ovl, pvp, vop, vp

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Visual Orangator Project
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Objecteering Project
Visual OTTHYMO Project
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Operating systems

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