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Opening SXW files

Did your computer fail to open a SXW file? We explain what SXW files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your SXW files.

What is a SXW file?

Files that contain the .sxw file extension are most commonly associated with the StarOffice Writer word processing software application. The SXW files contain word processing documents that have been created within the StarOffice Writer application.

StarOffice Writer is included with the StarOffice Suite, which is based on the OpenDocument XML file format. This file format was created by Sun Microsystems as an open community effort.

SXW files can contain rich text, simple graphics, bitmaps and formatting information such as font sizes and styles. SXW files are similar to Microsoft Word's .docx files, but the StarOffice Writer is a freeware application.

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About File Extension SXW

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