.ORA File Extension

There are 2 file types use the .ORA file extension:

  1. Oracle Database Configuration File
  2. OpenRaster Image File

1. Oracle Database Configuration File

Oracle Database Configuration File

Text file used by Oracle Database, an enterprise-level relational database management system (RDBMS); contains database configuration parameters; used for storing system-wide defaults and for fine-tuning database performance.

All parameters in ORA files are optional since the Oracle database already contains default values for the required parameters. Parameters can be specified in any order.

Common ORA filenames include init.ora (initialization parameters) and tnsnames.ora (SQL*Net connection configuration file).

Software's name License Platforms
Oracle Database Oracle Database Free Trial LinuxWindows

Updated: June 13, 2011

2. OpenRaster Image File

OpenRaster Image File

Image file saved in the OpenRaster format, and open raster graphics format that supports multiple layers; supports multiple layers and contains both image data and metadata, including XMP and EXIF tags.

OpenRaster is designed to be a standard, cross-platform image editing format that can be used by any graphics editing application. ORA files may contain multiple image layers as well as adjustment layers, layer effects, layer groups, and layer blending options. They may also include text, paths, saved selections, layer masks, and color profile information.

NOTE: The OpenRaster format was developed as an alternative to Adobe's .PSD format, which has stricter usage guidelines.

Software's name License Platforms
Chasys Draw IES Chasys Draw IES Free Windows
GIMP GIMP Freeware LinuxMacWindows
MyPaint MyPaint Free Linux
Nathive Nathive Free Linux
XnViewMP XnViewMP Freeware LinuxMacWindows

Updated: July 30, 2018

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