What are SXW files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a SXW 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 SXW files.
What is a SXW file?
A .SXW file is a StarOffice/OpenOffice Writer Document file.
Files that contain the .sxw file extension are most commonly associated with the StarOffice and OpenOffice Writer word processing software applications. The SXW files contain word processing documents that have been created within the StarOffice/OpenOffice Writer application.
The Writer application is included with the StarOffice Suite and OpenOffice, and it 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.
How to open SXW files
We have identified three SXW openers that are compatible with this specific type of SXW file.
Programs that open StarOffice/OpenOffice Writer Document files
Last updated: February 24, 2023
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of SXW files. Remember, different programs may use SXW 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 Base||User submitted|
|LibreOffice Writer||User submitted|
|Microsoft Word||User submitted|
|Microsoft Office||User submitted|
|White Label Office Writer||User submitted|
|Creative Photos PhotoCare||User submitted|
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