FODS File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a FODS file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .FODS files.

What is a FODS file?

A .FODS file is an OpenDocument Flat XML Spreadsheet file. Through our analysis of FODS files, we know that one use of the format is OpenDocument Flat XML Spreadsheet. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open FODS files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension FODS for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different FODS openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension FODS

While we know of one file format using the .FODS file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .FODS file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of FODS files. Remember, different programs may use FODS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

LibreOfficeLibreOfficeUser submitted
LibreOffice CalcLibreOffice CalcUser submitted
OpenOffice.org CalcOpenOffice.org CalcUser submitted
OpenOffice.ux.pl CalcOpenOffice.ux.pl CalcUser submitted
OpenOffice.org ExcelOpenOffice.org ExcelUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with FODS-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with FODS-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!