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What is dot file?

A dot file extension is used by Microsoft Word, a word processor that is distributed as a part of Microsoft Office. A dot file contains document template (predefined document type and format). A dot file extension is used by Microsoft Word 97 to 2003.

dot file description

The dot file extension is associated with Microsoft Word, a powerful authoring program that gives you the ability to create and share documents by combining a comprehensive set of writing tools with the easy-to-use Microsoft Office Fluent user interface, which is part of Microsoft Office.

The dot files are used in Microsoft Word 97 to 2003 for document template files.

The .dot templates are used, when users wants to create several doc documents with same formatting.

The latest versions of Microsoft Office use the Open XML file format and the Word documents are stored in the docx files or in the template docm files.

MIME types:
application/msword
application/dot
application/x-dot
application/doc
application/microsoft_word
application/mswor2c
application/x-msword
zz-application/zz-winassoc-dot

Software that will open dot file

Microsoft Word

One of the most popular word processor program from Microsoft Office suite

Microsoft Word for Mac

A Mac version of the popular word processing application

Other dot file extensions

dot - Bert's Dinosaurs game data

Files with dot file extension can also be found as some of the game files from Bert's Dinosaurs coloring program.

dot - CorelDRAW lines definition

A dot file extension is related to the CorelDRAW graphics suite and used for its lines definition files.

dot - Graphviz DOT language data

Files with dot file extension can also be found as source codes in graph description language from Graphviz program.

dot - Ribbons Molecular surface data

A dot file extension is associated with the Ribbons. A dot file stores surface data.



What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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