.OSS File Extension

File Type:
Microsoft Outlook Saved Search File

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

What is a OSS file?

Oss file extension has Microsoft Outlook Saved Search file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "settings files" category.

These search files are generated by Microsoft Outlook, which is an email and calendar application integrated into the Microsoft Office package. They store criteria for email search within a virtual folder. OSS files are needed to filter emails into separate virtual email folders matching specific search parameters. Saved search files can serve as an alternative to manual copying or email transfers.

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

oss file icon
File Type:
Microsoft Outlook Saved Search File
Settings Files

How to open OSS file?

Double click the oss 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 .oss 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 oss 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 oss 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 OSS files

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 oss file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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