OVPN file format description
Many people share .ovpn files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ovpn file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ovpn files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.ovpn - OpenVPN Configuration
The OVPN configuration files are related to OpenVPN Client. OVPN file is an OpenVPN Configuration. OpenVPN is an open source software application that implements virtual private network (VPN) techniques for creating secure point-to-point or site-to-site connections in routed or bridged configurations and remote access facilities.
- OpenVPN Client
- Configuration files
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- OpenVPN Configuration related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .ovpn file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ovpn files. Be especially cautious with .ovpn files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .ovpn 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 .ovpn file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
vpn, opn, ovp
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Shrew Soft VPN Configuration
- Opera Optimizer Settings
- The Overlay Maker Package
- Psion OVAL Project
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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android
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