Files with ov1 extension were used by MS-DOS overlay files.

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OV1 file extension - Overlay file

What is ov1 file? How to open ov1 files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

ov1 file icon: ov1 filetype icon

The ov1 file extension is associated with MS-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 open ov1 file:

MS-DOS icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMS-DOS  Microsoft MS-DOS software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

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

Help how to open:

It is not possible to open files with ov1 extension.

How to convert:

Files with ov1 extension are not convertable.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .ov1 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 ov1 file, edit ov1 file, convert ov1 file, view ov1 file, play ov1 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with ov1 file - Overlay file

Click on the software link for more information about MS-DOS. MS-DOS uses ov1 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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