OWC file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.owc - WAsP Observed Wind Climate

The OWC data files are related to WAsP. The OWC file is a WAsP Observed Wind Climate. WAsP (Wind Atlas Analysis and Application Program) is a PC program for predicting wind climates, wind resources and power productions from wind turbines and wind farms. OWC file format relies on the Extensible Mark-up Language (XML) for a general and flexible file structure.

Data files
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WAsP Observed Wind Climate related extensions:
WAsP Wind Atlas Data
WAsP Terrain Map
WAsP Obstacle List
WAsP Power Curve
WAsP v4 Roughness Description
WAsP Roughness Description

.owc - OutWit Hub OutWit Catch Database

The OWC data files are related to OutWit Hub. The OWC file is an OutWit Hub OutWit Catch Database. OutWit Hub is a generic tool, with a wide spectrum of usage, ranging from ad hoc data extraction on specific research topics to daily extensive grabbing of online data to populate merchant Web sites or to perform recurrent SEO analysis.

OutWit Hub
Data files
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OutWit Hub OutWit Catch Database related extensions:
Novapoint Grid File
Flight Recorder Electronic Documentation Data
DVD X Copy TDF File
SKM Power Tools PPE Table Information
Apple iPhoto mtwain Install Data

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

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

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

iwc, kwc, lwc, oac, oc, ocw, odc, oec, osc, ow, owd, owf, ows, owx, pwc

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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