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.ODT File Extension

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File TypeOpenDocument Text Document

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This file is saved in a zipped format. You can view the contents by unzipping it with a file decompression program.

What is an ODT file?

An ODT file is a text document created with Writer, the Apache OpenOffice and StarOffice word processor. It contains different elements such as text, images, drawn objects, and styles. ODT files are formatted using the OASIS OpenDocument XML-based standard.

More Information

OpenDocument text files can be opened and edited with any OpenOffice-compatible program, including: NeoOffice (Mac), AbiWord (Mac & Windows), and KWord (Unix). They can also be imported into Google Docs, Google's Web-based word processor and spreadsheet application.

NOTE: Apache OpenOffice was formerly known as OpenOffice.org.

Programs that open ODT files
File Viewer Plus
Apache OpenOffice
Microsoft Word 2016
Corel WordPerfect X7
AbiSource AbiWord
IBM Lotus Notes
Apache OpenOffice
Planamesa NeoOffice
AbiSource AbiWord
Apple TextEdit
IBM Lotus Notes
Apache OpenOffice
AbiSource AbiWord
IBM Lotus Notes
Calligra Suite
Google Drive viewer
Updated 7/21/2016

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