A dotm file extension is related to Microsoft Word 2007 and later. A dotm file stores Open XML macro-enabled document template.

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DOTM file extension - Microsoft Word Open XML macro-enabled document template

What is dotm file? How to open dotm files?

File type specification:

Microsoft Office file type icon Microsoft Office file type

Document file type icon Document file type

dotm file icon: dotm filetype icon

The dotm 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 *.dotm files are used in Microsoft Word 2007 and higher for document template files.

The *.dotm templates are used, when users wants to create several *.docx documents with same formatting and with additional macros. Developers can pro grammatically determine if any macro-enabled code exists in a WordprocessingML document by inspecting the package file and can remove those parts, so that the code can cause no harm.

They serve the same purpose as the *.dot Word template files, but use the new file extensions and file formats for Word documents based on Open XML data format. The dotm files use ZIP compression for smaller file sizes.

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The default software associated to dotm file type:

Microsoft Word icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Word  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Word is word processor that started with Word for MS-DOS in 1983. Currently Word is a core application of Microsoft Office suite. Microsoft Word offers powerful word processing and text editor features that allow users to easy create high quality documents.

Microsoft Word for Mac icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Word for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Word for Mac is the Macintosh version of the popular word processing application from Microsoft Office Suite. It offers powerful text editing features for both home and corporate users.

The latest version of this application, Microsoft Word, is integral part of Microsoft Office for Mac and cannot be bought as standalone.

Related articles:

File types supported in Microsoft Word 2010

XML file name extensions in Office 2010

Help how to open DOTM files:

The *.dotm files are document templates for Microsoft Word 2007/2010 and can be opened in the the program.

How to convert file with extension DOTM:

You can save dotm file to regular DOCX document.

Find conversions from dotm file:

dotm to abw

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Find converter to dotm file type:

abw to dotm

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Related links:

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats

List of software applications associated to the .dotm file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open dotm file, edit dotm file, convert dotm file, view dotm file, play dotm file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the dotm files.

  • Open dotm file
  • Save dotm file
  • Edit dotm file
  • View dotm file
  • Convert dotm file
  • Create dotm file
  • Print dotm file
  • Others dotm file

Software that open dotm file - Microsoft Word Open XML macro-enabled document template

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