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Open OFT File

The .OFT file extension is primarily associated with Microsoft Outlook, an email and personal information management program. OFT stands for Outlook File Template, and these files are used to create preformatted templates for emails, allowing users to send emails with a consistent layout and structure.

Understanding .OFT Files

.OFT files are beneficial for businesses and individuals who frequently send similar emails. Instead of recreating the email format every time, users can use the OFT file as a template, ensuring consistency and saving time. These files may contain text, images, and other elements commonly found in an email message.

Opening and Using .OFT Files

Since .OFT files are directly associated with Microsoft Outlook, they can be opened and used within this program. Here's how:

Opening an OFT file

To open an OFT file, simply double-click on it, and if Microsoft Outlook is installed on your computer, it should open automatically in Outlook.

Using an OFT file

To use an OFT file, you need to create a new email in Outlook. When composing the email, select the "File" menu, then "New," and "Choose Form." In the "Look In" dropdown, select "User Templates in File System," and locate your OFT file. Select it and click "Open." You can now write your email based on the pre-established template.

OFT File Important Information

While using .OFT files, be sure that the file comes from a trusted source. Malicious software can sometimes be distributed via email and appear to be a harmless template. Always use a reliable antivirus program and scan any file you receive before opening it. Furthermore, the usage of templates streamlines communication, but ensure that each message you send appropriately addresses the topic and the recipient.

Typical OFT application file locations:

  • "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\OUTLOOK.EXE" /t "%1"
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE /t "%1"

Frequently used application names to open OFT files:

  • Microsoft Office - Office14
  • Microsoft Office

Frequently associated Windows objects:

  • Outlook.File.oft.14
  • Outlook.Template

How Can I Open OFT File on Windows

How Can I Open OFT File on Mac OS

How Can I Open OFT File on Android

If you downloaded a OFT file on Android device you can open it by following steps below:

How to Open OFT File on iPhone or iPad

To open OFT File on iOS device follow steps below:

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