ole2 data container is used to store documents, spreadsheets, presentations, etc. from Microsoft Office applications.

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OLE2 file extension - Microsoft Office binary document container format

What is ole2 file? How to open ole2 files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

ole2 is not actually a file extension but rather a file format, container, used for binary Microsoft Office documents, such as Microsoft Word doc documents or Microsoft Excel xls spreadsheets, etc.

OLE2 features:

  • OLE automation
  • drag-and-drop
  • in-place activation
  • structured storage.

The default software associated to open ole2 file:

Microsoft Office icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Office  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

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.

Help how to open:

Use, Word, Excel, Powerpoint to open *.ole2 containers.

How to convert:

Word, Excel, Powerpoint and compatible programs are able to convert ole2 documents to other file formats.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .ole2 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 ole2 file, edit ole2 file, convert ole2 file, view ole2 file, play ole2 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with ole2 file - Microsoft Office binary document container format

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office uses ole2 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.).

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