How to open a file with .ORIG extension?

File Type : Gen Original File
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .ORIG file

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What is .ORIG file extension?

File that may have originated from various programs; stores a backup copy of a file, which has been renamed with an ".orig" extension so that the user knows it is the original; most often created manually by a user rather than by a program. When creating ORIG files, you should name the file in such a way that it is easy to remember what file type the original file is. For example, when backing up an XML file, you may use the compound extension ".xml.orig" so that you know it is an XML file. NOTE: Original files also use the .ORI extension.
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open ORIGfiles:

  • Open with the program that created the file
  • Open with the program that created the file