How to open ODF text document .odt files
Have you had trouble opening the odt file on your computer? What are odt files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is odt file?
Files with odt extension is used for the default text document format of many open source word processors, like OpenOffice.org Writer. ODT documents can be opened in all commercial and free word processors.
ODF text document description
File extension odt is used by many, mainly open source word processors (Apache OpenOffice Writer, LibreOffice Writer) for their default text document format.
ODT file format is a text format based on OpenDocument Format scheme.
The OpenDocument Format (ODF) is an open XML-based document file format for office applications to be used for documents containing text, spreadsheets, charts, and graphical elements.
The file format makes transformations to other formats simple by leveraging and reusing existing standards wherever possible. As an open standard under the stewardship of OASIS, OpenDocument also creates the possibility for new types of applications and solutions to be developed other than traditional office productivity applications.
A typical .odt file contains formatted text created in word processor.
Suggested software to open odt file
Word processor and text editor from OpenOffice.org suite
Full-featured word processing and desktop publishing tool from LibreOffice suite
There are other ODT filename extensions with the same .odt suffix
odt - MindRender Virtual Reality Explorer Kit (VREK) object
An odt file extension is related to the MindRender Virtual Reality Explorer Kit. An odt file contains object.
odt - Origin dialog theme data
An odt file extension is related to the Origin from OriginLab. An odt file stores dialog theme data.