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Guide to Open Office File Extensions

Background of Open Office – Open Office is an open source office productivity software suite. It first began as StarOffice, developed by German company StarDivision, and its source code was released in 2000 with the idea of providing a free alternative to Microsoft Office. Today, Open Office had been acquired by Apache, and currently stands at the 2nd most popular office suite behind Microsoft Office, complete with its own Open Office File Extensions. Open Office File Extensions are based on the Open Office File Format, which are currently an ISO/IEC standard. If you are a Open Office user, read our guide below to learn more about Open Office file extensions!

Open Office

The Open Office file format was been designed with Microsoft Office file format in mind, so that Microsoft Office files can be supported on Open Office. In other words, you can open, view and edit Microsoft Office files in Open Office with a certain level of compatibility.

Apache Open Office currently has 6 different productivity software in its office suite.
Writer
a word processor you can use for anything from writing a quick letter to producing an entire book.
Calc
a powerful spreadsheet with all the tools you need to calculate, analyze, and present your data in numerical reports or sizzling graphics.
Impress
the fastest, most powerful way to create effective multimedia presentations.
Draw
lets you produce everything from simple diagrams to dynamic 3D illustrations.
Base
lets you manipulate databases seamlessly. Create and modify tables, forms, queries, and reports, all from within Apache OpenOffice.
Math
lets you create mathematical equations with a graphic user interface or by directly typing your formulas into the equation editor.

Open Office File Extensions & Compatible File Formats

Writer (Text)

Office Office File Extensions: .odt .ott .oth, and .odm

Supported  File Extensions: .sxw .stw .sxg .doc .dot .xml .docx, .docm, .dotx, .dotm .doc .wpd .wps .rtf .txt .csv .sdw, .sgl, .vor .xml .uot, .uof .jtd .jtt .hwp .txt .pdb .psw

Calc (Spreadsheet)

Office Office File Extensions: .ods and .ots

Supported  File Extensions: .xls .xlw .xlt .xml .xlsx .xlsm .xltx .xltm .xlsb .wk1 .wks .123 .dif .rtf .csv .txt .sdc .vor .dbf .slk .uos .uof

Impress (Presentation)

Office Office File Extensions: .odp, .odg .otp

Supported  File Extensions:.ppt .pps .pot .pptx .pptm .potx .potm .sda .sdd .sdp .vor .uop, .uof .cgm .pdf

 

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