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Details of extension .osm

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

OpenStreetMap Map

The OSM file is an OpenStreetMap Map. OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world.
Category: Data files
Application: OpenStreetMap
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
OpenStreetMap Change
OpenStreetMap Binary Map
WaterGEMS Outage Segmentation Results Data .osm file icon

WaterGEMS Outage Segmentation Results Data

The OSM file is a WaterGEMS Outage Segmentation Results Data. WaterGEMS is a hydraulic modeling application for water distribution systems with advanced interoperability, geospatial model building, optimization, and asset management tools.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: WaterGEMS
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
WaterGEMS Drawing
WaterGEMS Criticality Analysis Results Data
WaterGEMS Energy Calculations Results Data
WaterGEMS Hydraulic Analysis Report
WaterGEMS Segmentation Analysis Results Data
WaterGEMS Display Settings Data
WaterGEMS Transient Results Viewer Data
WaterGEMS Transient Analysis Results Data
WaterGEMS Transient Analysis Output Log

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

IIS Smooth Streaming Server Manifest Data
Kefrens-Sound Machine Audio
Zeiss LSM Image
AOL Advertising Control Data
Windows OEM Setup File
OMake Makefile
Order Maven Data
ObjectScript Source Code
IBM InfoSphere Schema Data

The .osm filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

lsm (1), som (1), ism (1), psm (1), oxm (1), osn (1), osk (1), os (1), om (1), ocm (1), ksm (1), sm (1), ozm (1), owm (1), osl (1)

Can't open a .osm file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.osm

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