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.SXW File Extension

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File TypeStarOffice Writer Document

DeveloperOracle
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CategoryText Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Word processing document originally created by StarOffice Writer, the word processor included with StarOffice suite; based on the OpenDocument XML format and is compatible with Apache OpenOffice (formerly OpenOffice.org) Writer, the successor to StarOffice Writer.

More Information

Apache OpenOffice now uses .ODT files to save documents.

NOTE: StarOffice was originally developed by Sun Microsystems, who was acquired by Oracle. Star Office became Open Office, an Oracle commercial product. Open Office is the same product as the free Apache OpenOffice, except Open Office includes a technical support package.

Programs that open SXW files
Windows
Apache OpenOffice
LibreOffice
Mac
Apache OpenOffice
Planamesa NeoOffice
LibreOffice
Linux
Apache OpenOffice
LibreOffice
Updated 7/26/2013

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