OLE file extension - Microsoft Object Linking and Embedding data
What is ole file? How to open ole files?
File type specification:
The ole file extension is related to Object Linking and Embedding.
OLE is a technology that allows embedding and linking to documents and other objects developed by Microsoft.
For developers, it brought OLE Control eXtension (OCX), a way to develop and use custom user interface elements. On a technical level, an OLE object is any object that implements the IOleObject interface, possibly along with a wide range of other interfaces, depending on the object's needs.
The default software associated to ole file type:
Company or developer:
Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp.. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS. MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.
Company or developer:
Microsoft Office is popular productivity suite for Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Office contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft Powerpoint), databases (Microsoft Access) etc..
Microsoft Office can be also used to manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook). Microsoft Office for Windows is distributed in four editions for Home, Academic and corporate sector.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .ole file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open ole file, edit ole file, convert ole file, view ole file, play ole file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Others ole file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with ole file - Microsoft Object Linking and Embedding data
Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Windows uses ole 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.).