.OIV File Extension

RAGE Research project
File Type:
OpenIV Mod Package File

Having trouble opening .oiv extension? Don't panic! This page explains what oiv files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open oiv files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a OIV file?

Oiv file extension has OpenIV Mod Package file type, developed by RAGE Research project, which is associated with the "plugin files" category.

OpenIV is a game editor/installer utility. Package files used by this software have the OIV extension. They store an .XML file that contains scripts and a description for the package. Can also include an icon for the mod in the .PNG format. OIV files are similar to .ZIP archives. Gamers use OIV files to share game mods that alter gameplay, for example, adding new models for transport in the game. You can create, edit, and install these files using OpenIV. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

oiv file icon
RAGE Research project
File Type:
OpenIV Mod Package File
Plugin Files

How to open OIV file?

Double click the oiv file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .oiv extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the oiv extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the oiv file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open OIV files

  • Windows Windows
    • OpenIV OpenIV

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the oiv file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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