The OV2 file extension is related to MS-DOS operating system. The .ov2 file stores overlay program code.

There is one other file type using
the OV2 file extension!

ov2 file icon.ov2 - TomTom Navigator point of interest file

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OV2 file extension - Overlay file

What is ov2 file? How to open ov2 files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

ov2 file icon: ov2 filetype icon

The OV2 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 ov2 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 OV2 files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension OV2:

As far as we know, this .ov2 file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .ov2 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 ov2 file, edit ov2 file, convert ov2 file, view ov2 file, play ov2 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Others ov2 file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with ov2 file - Overlay file

Click on the software link for more information about MS-DOS. MS-DOS uses ov2 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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