OV5 file extension - Overlay file
What is ov5 file? How to open ov5 files?
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The ov5 file extension is associated with DOS overlay files. When running in a 640K MS-DOS machine, all program code may not fit into available memory at the same time. To overcome this memory limitation, most large programs use overlays. An overlay is a portion of the program code that shares memory for its code with other code modules. (part of program to be loaded when needed), program code for DOS.
The default software associated to ov5 file type:
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MS-DOS (short for Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system commercialized by Microsoft. It was the most commonly used member of the DOS family of operating systems and was the dominant operating system for computers during the 1980s
List of recommended software applications associated to the .ov5 file extension
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that can be done with the file: like open ov5 file, edit ov5 file, convert ov5 file, view ov5 file, play ov5 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Others ov5 file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with ov5 file - Overlay file
Click on the software link for more information about MS-DOS. MS-DOS uses ov5 file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).