Open OCX file

OCX files: what are they and how do I open them?

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ActiveX control item

You can recognize elements and parts of Microsoft ActiveX Control by the unique .ocx file extension.

Further details:

OCX file represents a custom control format used by ActiveX forms.

ActiveX Control is a reusable software component that incorporates ActiveX technology. These controls can be used to add functionality to existing applications or to build standalone applications.

They can be used to handle tasks such as creating graphical user interfaces, accessing databases, and manipulating data.

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What is the meaning of a file extension?

File extensions are characters that appear after the dot in a computer file's name. For example, the file "unknown-file.ocx" has the file extension "ocx". This is used to identify which program should open the file or what file type it is.
File extensions help you organize and manage files. They provide a quick and easy way to identify and associate the file type with the appropriate software.

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