The oct file extension is related to the RADIANCE and used for its Octree Format data.

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OCT file - RADIANCE Octree Format

What is oct file? How to open oct files?

File type specification:

Binary file type icon Binary file type

The oct file extension is associated with the Radiance.

The OCT format is a binary data structure computed from one or more scene description files by the oconv program.

It may contain frozen scene data in binary form, or merely references to the original scene files.

Updated: January 19, 2018

The default software associated to oct file type:

RADIANCE  Linux/Unix software

RADIANCE is a ray-tracing software system for UNIX computers. Radiance was developed with primary support from the U.S. Department Of Energy and additional support from the Swiss Federal Government. Copyright is held by the Regents of the University of California.

Help how to open:

Use RADIANCE to work with *.oct files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .oct file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

Related links:

Radiance file formats in PDF

List of software applications associated to the .oct file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open oct file, edit oct file, convert oct file, view oct file, play oct file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting oct files.

  • Open oct file
  • Edit oct file
  • Create oct file

Software that open oct file - RADIANCE Octree Format

Programs supporting the exension oct on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about RADIANCE for open oct file action.


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