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Details of the .oil file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .oil file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .oil file?
  • What program do I need to open a .oil file?
  • How can the .oil file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .oil?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .oil extension?
  • How can I convert .oil files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .oil?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

.oil file extension details

Open Image Library Image

Open Image Library Image .oil file icon
OIL file is a Open Image Library Image. Developer's Image Library (originally called OpenIL), started by Denton Woods, is a cross-platform image library which aims to provide a common API for different image file formats.
Category: Graphic files
Application: DevIL
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
OIL aliases:
OIL related links:
OIL related extensions:

Other types of files may also use the .oil file extension.

.oil file converters

.oil converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .oil files to other formats:


For example, using the softwares above, a .oil file can be converted into one of the following formats:

$s, 2bp, 2d, 3fr, 411, 4bt, 73i, 82i, 83i, 85i, 86i, 89i, 92i, a64, abs
.oil file extension error

The .oil file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

pil, ol, il, iil

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Python Image Library Font
Valve Hammer Object Layout
PTC Creo Model File
Cadence SKILL File
IL Source Code
open .oil file

Can't open a .oil file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .oil file association, check the FAQ.

.oil file extension

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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