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Informations about the OCX filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .ocx filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .ocx file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.ocx - ActiveX Custom Control

The OCX file is a Application file, which is connected to the ActiveX Custom Control according to our registry. We currently can’t suggest an application for opening the ActiveX Custom Control format.

Format description:
OCX format
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
ActiveX Control
Related extensions:
JScript Encoded Script File
Synclavier Program
XAML Browser Application
Zune HD Application
Adobe Premiere Meta-Plugin
TAS Compiled Executable

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .ocx file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .ocx extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .ocx files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .ocx file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .ocx file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .ocx file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .ocx file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .ocx extension

The .ocx filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .ocx files.

cox, pcx, ovx, ofx, ocz, ocd, oca, lcx, cx, ox, osx, odx, ocs, occ, oc

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .ocx file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .ocx extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

Psion OVAL Control
Click and Create Extension Object
Origin Encrypted C Source Code
OptControlCentre Model
Ox Program
Codemapper Script

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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