An 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

The 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.

The default software associated to ole2 file type:

Microsoft Office icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft 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 OLE2 files:

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

How to convert file with extension OLE2:

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

Related links:

OLE specification on MSDN

List of recommended software applications associated to the .ole2 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X 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's database).

  • Others ole2 file

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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