Open word file

word file icon Did your computer fail to open word file? We explain what word files are and recommend software that we know can open your word files.

What is word file?

Files with word file extension can be mainly found as very old text documents made in MacWrite that was available in 90s.

word file description

The word file extension is related to MacWrite, a word processor application released along with the first Apple Macintosh systems in 1984 and used for its default document format.

MacWrite was the first such program that was widely available to the public to offer WYSIWYG operation, with multiple fonts and styles. Together with MacPaint, it was one of the two original "killer applications" that propelled the adoption and popularity of the GUI in general, and the Mac in particular.

Software that will open word file

Pages for Mac

A word processor and layout tool marketed by Apple

Other word file extensions

word - Microsoft Word for Mac document

Files with word file extension can be possibly also found as very old documents made by some ancient version of MS Word for Mac.

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.

We can help you to open your file

Our database contains a huge list of different file extensions, usually with detailed description and programs that can be used to open or otherwise work with that particular file type.

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