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.FODS File Extension

File TypeOpenDocument Flat XML Spreadsheet

DeveloperOracle
Popularity
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CategorySpreadsheet Files
FormatXML

XML

This file is saved in an XML format. You can view the XML structure and contents of the file in a text editor.

What is a FODS file?

Spreadsheet saved in the OpenDocument format, but stored as a flat XML file instead of the .ZIP container used by .ODS files; allows the spreadsheet information to be more human readable; also can be an easier alternative than the ODS format for generating spreadsheets automatically without needing a spreadsheet editor.

More Information

The FODS format is not supported by spreadsheet programs such as Microsoft Excel and Corel Quattro Pro.

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Programs that open FODS files
Windows
Apache OpenOffice
LibreOffice
Mac
Apache OpenOffice
LibreOffice
Linux
Apache OpenOffice
LibreOffice
Updated 3/18/2014

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