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Details of extension .osd

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Open Software Description File

The OSD file is an Open Software Description File. Open Software Description (OSD) is an XML vocabulary used to describe software components and their relationships to other components. The OSD vocabulary is a standard (open) way to describe software components, their versions, their underlying structures and their dependence on other components.
Category: Development files
Application: Microsoft Windows
Program name: -
Mime-type: text/xml
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Directory Opus Configuration .osd file icon

Directory Opus Configuration

The OSD file is a Directory Opus Configuration. Directory Opus is file manager application, a simple replacement for Windows Explorer.
Detailed description not available
Category: Configuration files
Application: Directory Opus
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Directory Opus Certificate Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .osd filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ocd (1), sd (1), ksd (1), ozd (1), owd (1), osw (1), oss (1), osf (1), os (1), od (1), sod (1), lsd (1), psd (1), isd (1), oxd (1)

Can't open a .osd file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.osd

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