Open docx file
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What is docx file?
Files with docx file extension are documents written and saved using Microsoft Word word processor edition 2007 or later. DOCX format replaced the previously used DOC format, moving from a binary files to Open XML schema based documents. Supported in almost every modern word processing tools.
docx file description
The docx file extension is best known for its use in Microsoft Word, a powerful word processor and authoring program that gives users the ability to create and share documents, which is available as part of Microsoft Office and Office 365 subscription based service.
Replacing the previously used doc files, .docx files were introduced in MS Word 2007 and feature an Open XML formatting schema for greater compatibility together with ZIP compression that results in smaller files.
Microsoft Word 2007, Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Word 2013, Microsoft Word 2016 still uses the same docx document file format.
MIME types used for Word docx documents: