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What are ODT files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ODT file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your ODT files.

What is an ODT file?

ODT files have multiple uses, and OpenDocument Text Document is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

OpenDocument Text Document

These files are document files that have been created in the OpenOffice and StarOffice word processing applications. They use the OASIS OpenDocument XML standard, allowing users to use documents across multiple operating systems and applications.

The OpenOffice and StarOffice applications are freeware alternatives to the Microsoft Office Suite. The programs were created to reduce Microsoft's market share and provide the public with a free alternative to the costly Microsoft applications.

How to open ODT files

We have identified three ODT openers that are compatible with this specific type of ODT file.

Programs that open OpenDocument Text Document files

Last updated: May 26, 2024

All known file formats using extension .ODT

While OpenDocument Text Document is a popular type of ODT-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .ODT file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

MindRender VREK Object File Format

We know that one ODT format is MindRender VREK Object File Format. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

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

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

DoxillionDoxillionVerified
LibreOfficeLibreOfficeUser submitted
WordPerfectWordPerfectUser submitted
TextMaker ViewerTextMaker ViewerUser submitted
TextMakerTextMakerUser submitted
Microsoft WordMicrosoft WordUser submitted
CalibreCalibreUser submitted
E-book viewerE-book viewerUser submitted
Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted

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