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Software that works with ov1 file extension

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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 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 ov1 file type:

MS-DOS icon

Microsoft Corporation logo MS-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 OV1 files:

Unless there are suggested applications listed below the extension description, that are able to open the system files, there is usually no way to directly open or access system files as their functionality is only as part of the operating system.

Any attempts to edit system files is strongly discouraged, as it can cause the system to be corrupted and not work properly.

How to convert file with extension OV1:

Unless there are suggested applications listed below the extension description, that are able to convert the system files, there is usually no way to convert system files into any other file format.

Any attempts to rename system files is strongly discouraged, as it can cause the system to be corrupted and not work properly.

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

  • Others ov1 file

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.).

Microsoft MS-DOS:

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