.OVA File Extension

Developer:
VMware
File Type:
Open Virtual Appliance
Popularity:

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

What is a OVA file?

Ova file extension has Open Virtual Appliance file type, developed by VMware, which is associated with the "data files" category.

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

ova file icon
Developer:
VMware
File Type:
Open Virtual Appliance
Category:
Data Files
Format:
Binary

How to open OVA file?

Double click the ova 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 .ova 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 ova 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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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the ova 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 OVA files

  • Windows Windows
    • VMware Workstation 12.5 Pro VMware Workstation 12.5 Pro
    • Oracle VM Virtualbox Oracle VM Virtualbox
    • VMware vCenter Converter VMware vCenter Converter
    • VMware OVF Tool VMware OVF Tool
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Oracle VM Virtualbox Oracle VM Virtualbox
    • VMware OVF Tool VMware OVF Tool
    • VMware Fusion 8.5 VMware Fusion 8.5
  • Linux Linux
    • VMware Workstation 12.5 Pro VMware Workstation 12.5 Pro
    • Oracle VM Virtualbox Oracle VM Virtualbox
    • VMware OVF Tool VMware OVF Tool

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

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