ODF File - opening and understanding

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

What is an ODF file?

An .ODF file is an OpenDocument Formula file. Through our analysis of ODF files, we know that one use of the format is OpenDocument Formula. 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 ODF 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 ODF for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different ODF openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension ODF

While we know of one file format using the .ODF 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 .ODF file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

OpenOffice.org MathOpenOffice.org MathUser submitted
LibreOfficeLibreOfficeUser submitted
LibreOffice MathLibreOffice MathUser submitted
StarOffice MathStarOffice MathUser submitted
Complete OFFICE EquateComplete OFFICE EquateUser submitted
Oracle Open Office MathOracle Open Office MathUser submitted
OpenOffice.ux.pl MathOpenOffice.ux.pl MathUser submitted
BrOffice.org MathBrOffice.org MathUser submitted
Complete OFFICE MathComplete OFFICE MathUser submitted
MemoryLifterMemoryLifterUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with ODF-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 ODF-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!