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Details of extension .oil

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Open Image Library Image

The OIL file is a Open Image Library Image. Developer's Image Library (originally called OpenIL), started by Denton Woods, is a cross-platform image library which aims to provide a common API for different image file formats.
Category: Graphic files
Application: DevIL
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .oil filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ool (1), oli (1), oip (1), kil (1), iil (1), pil (1), oll (1), ol (1), lil (1), il (1)

Can't open a .oil file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.oil

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