OTB File Problems: Why Your PC Won't Open OTB Files

Few things are as frustrating as receiving a file that your computer refuses to open up. Understanding the reason why it won't work is the first step to finding a solution. Here are some of the most common error messages and problems when opening OTB files.

Common Error Messages

Error Message: The OTB File is Corrupt

The only solution to a corrupt file, is to download a new copy, or to ask the sender to resend the file.

Error Message: Can't Find Software to Open the OTB File

This error is quite easy to solve. Simply right-click on the OTB file and select Nokia Phone Graphics Editor or On-the-air Bitmap from the dropdown list to create a default file type association. In future, it should automatically open in Nokia Phone Graphics Editor or On-the-air Bitmap that you selected.

Common OTB-Related Problems

Problem: You Don't Have Nokia Phone Graphics Editor or On-the-air Bitmap Installed

You can simply download Nokia Phone Graphics Editor or On-the-air Bitmap software. OTB uses Nokia Phone Graphics Editor by default, but it is also compatible with On-the-air Bitmap. If you have On-the-air Bitmap installed, try make make one of these software packages your default file association for the OTB file type extension.

Problem: You Have Nokia Phone Graphics Editor or On-the-air Bitmap Installed, But It's Still Not Working

If you have Nokia Phone Graphics Editor or On-the-air Bitmap installed and you still can't open the file, you should get in touch with the software developers for further assistance. See our chart below for who to contact:

Software Developer
Nokia Phone Graphics Editor Nokia
On-the-air Bitmap Windows Programmer

Problem: You Can't Install Nokia Phone Graphics Editor or On-the-air Bitmap

If for some reason you can't or don't want to install Nokia Phone Graphics Editor or On-the-air Bitmap, you could also search online for free software that uses OTB files. But, as a word of caution, please be careful as many free software downloads are infected with malware or bundled with unwanted software.


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