With the file extension OVW so-called overview files of the sound processing software Logic Pro are marked. Ovw files contain data for the visual representation of audio track (track) information in the timeline.
OVW files are automatically generated when importing or recording audio from Logic Pro. OVW files do not contain audio data. For imported audio files, the OVW file gets the name of the audio file.
OVW files can be safely deleted, if necessary they are simply generated again by the program.
Most often resolving problems with opening OVW files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support OVW files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of OVW files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.
It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate OVW files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the Apple Logic Pro applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where Apple Logic Pro has been installed.
Sometimes problems with opening OVW files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as: