Home : File Types : OGWU File

.OGWU File Extension

File TypeOrigin Unicode Workbook File

3.0 (2 Votes)
CategorySpreadsheet Files

What is an OGWU file?

An OGWU file is a workbook file created by Origin 2018 and later, a data analysis and graphing application used by various scientists and engineers. It contains one or more worksheets, which include data organized into rows and columns, and added notations. OGW files also store metadata about the workbook theme, column designation, and spreadsheet cell notation.

More Information

OGWU files replaced .OGW files, which were used to save workbooks in Origin before the 2018 version. OGWU files are saved in a unicode format which features performance advantages over the older OGW file format.

You can open OGWU files with Origin and Origin Viewer. Origin is only available for Windows and is the primary program used to create, open, and edit OGWU files. Origin Viewer is also commonly used since it is a free alternative to Origin and can be used in Windows and macOS.

To open an OGWU file in Origin, select File → Open..., select the "Origin Window .ogwu" file type, navigate to the OGWU file location, and click Open.

You can save Origin Workbooks as templates without data in order to preserve a layout to be used with other workbooks. To do this, select File → Save Template As... and Origin will create an OTWU file to store the template. You can also save the workbook as a template with analysis, by selecting File → Save Workbook As Analysis Template..., which will be stored in an OGWU file.

Open over 300 file formats with File Viewer Plus.
Programs that open OGWU files
Updated 2/1/2018

About OGWU Files

Our goal is to help you understand what a file with a *.ogwu suffix is and how to open it.

The Origin Unicode Workbook file type, file format description, and Mac and Windows programs listed on this page have been individually researched and verified by the FileInfo team. We strive for 100% accuracy and only publish information about file formats that we have tested and validated.

If you would like to suggest any additions or updates to this page, please let us know.