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Details of extension .oct

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .oct file?
  • Which program can create the .oct file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .oct format?
  • What can convert .oct files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .oct extension?
Radiance Octree .oct file icon

Radiance Octree

The OCT file is a Radiance Octree. Radiance is a suite of tools for performing lighting simulation originally written by Greg Ward. It includes a renderer as well as many other tools for measuring the simulated light levels. It uses ray tracing to perform all lighting calculations, accelerated by the use of an octree data structure.
Category: Data files
Application: Radiance
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Radiance Scene
POV-Ray Raytracing Format
Radiance Function File
Radiance Z-buffer File
Radiance Data File
POV-Ray State File
POV-Ray Include File
POV-Ray DF3 Proximity Pattern Parameters
Radiance Ambient Data

Other types of files may also use the .oct file extension. If you have helpful information about .oct extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .oct filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ovt (1), ot (1), oft (1), ocr (1), ocg (1), oc (1), kct (1), ct (1), oxt (1), otc (1), ost (1), odt (1), och (1), ocf (1), lct (1)

Can't open a .oct file?

If you want to open a .oct file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .oct association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.oct

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android