.ODG File Extension

.ODG File Extension

File Type

OpenDocument Graphic File

Developer OASIS
3.4  |  46 Votes
Category Vector Image Files
Format Zip

What is an ODG file?

An ODG file is a drawing created by Draw, a vector graphics editing application available in the Apache OpenOffice suite. It contains one or more pages that may include lines, shapes, symbols, and text. ODG files may also store metadata about the drawings, such as the creator, creation date, and when it was last modified.

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Screenshot of a .odg file in Apache OpenOffice Draw 4
ODG file open in Apache OpenOffice Draw 4

The ODG file is saved in the OASIS OpenDocument specification, which is an XML-based format. You can save various types of drawings as ODG files, including logos and illustrations.

When you save a graphic with Draw, the application creates an ODG file to store the contents. After saving the file, you can close the file, re-open it, then continue modifying the drawing. To create an ODG file with Draw, select File → New → Drawing, modify the drawing, then select File → Save As....

The ODG file type is one of several OpenOffice file types. Examples of other documents saved in the OASIS OpenDocument specification include .ODT, .ODF, .ODP, and .ODS files.

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

How do I open an ODG file?

You can open an ODG file with OpenOffice Draw (multiplatform). To open an ODG file, select File → Open....

Other applications support ODG files, as well, including LibreOffice Draw (multiplatform), and LibreOffice: Document Reader (iOS), and LibreOffice & OpenOffice document reader (Android).

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Updated July 23, 2021

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