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.DOCXML File Extension

File TypeMicrosoft Word XML Document

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
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CategoryText Files
FormatXML

What is a DOCXML file?

A DOCXML file is a document created by Microsoft Word, a common word processing application. It stores the document in a raw XML format, but differs from the .DOCX format, which stores Open XML Word documents as Zip archives.

More Information

Microsoft Word no longer supports the DOCXML format. Instead, Word allows you to save documents as .XML files, which are more widely supported.

To save a document as an XML file with Word 365, select File → Save As, then choose the "Word XML Document (*.xml)" or "Word 2003 XML Document (*.xml)" option from the dropdown menu.

How do I open a DOCXML file?

Unfortunately, there are no known applications that fully support the DOCXML format since Microsoft Word dropped support for it.

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Programs that open DOCXML files

Windows
No longer supported by Microsoft Word
Mac
No longer supported by Microsoft Word
Updated 2/11/2021

About DOCXML Files

Our goal is to help you understand what a file with a *.docxml suffix is and how to open it.

The Microsoft Word XML Document file type, file format description, and Mac and Windows programs listed on this page have been individually researched and verified by the FileInfo team. We strive for 100% accuracy and only publish information about file formats that we have tested and validated.

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