ODT File

This page contains information on the ODT file extension (OpenDocument Text Document), a popular document file format

File extension .odt
Category Document File
Description Open Office of which ODT is part of was developed by Sun Microsystems around twenty years ago. The software is open source and is seen as a viable free alternative to Microsoft's Office suite of products. Open Office opens most Microsoft document formats and is is provided as a free download, without restrictions on license. The writer application which produces ODT files is the word processing element of Open Office.
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Technical Details The Open Document Format is an open standard developed by Sun Microsystems under the guidance of OASIS (The Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards). Originally the OpenDocument format was XML based and had at it's root, it now takes the form of a zip file much like Microsoft's DOCX format and takes advantage of the ZIP's compression technology to reduce the overall file size. Writer documents take the form of .odt and .fodt.
Associated programs Microsoft Office 2007
Microsoft Office 2010
OpenOffice Writer
Developed by Sun Microsystems
MIME type application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text
application/x-vnd.oasis.opendocument.text
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