An owl file extension is related to source code files written in Web Ontology Language.

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

empty icon.owl - OWL (Obfuscated Weird Language) source code

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Software that open owl file

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OWL file extension - Web Ontology Language source code

What is owl file? How to open owl files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The owl file extension is associated with the Web Ontology Language, a Semantic Web language designed to represent rich and complex knowledge about things, groups of things, and relations between things developed by W3C OWL Working Group.

The owl file stores source code written in Web Ontology Language.

The default software associated to open owl file:

Protégé picture or screenshot

Protégé  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research

Protégé is open-source platform that provides a growing user community with a suite of tools to construct domain models and knowledge-based applications with ontologies.

Help how to open:

Use Protégé to open *.owl files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

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

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting owl files.

Software that open owl file - Web Ontology Language source code

Programs supporting the exension owl on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open owl file action.

Microsoft Windows:


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