Files with SXM extension are older math formula files used in in previous versions.

There is one other file type using
the SXM file extension!

sxm file icon.sxm - Sealed XML document file

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Software that works with sxm file extension

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SXM file extension - 1.0 math file

What is sxm file? How to open sxm files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

sxm file icon: sxm filetype icon

The SXM file extension is used for math files created in version 1.0. Originally used in StarOffice and later replaced by the ODF format.

The default software associated to sxm file type:

Apache OpenOffice ( icon Project Team logo Apache OpenOffice (  Multiplatform software

Company or developer: Project Team

Apache OpenOffice ( is popular free office suite for variety of operating systems. is compatible with other major office suites. can create and edit documents (Writer), spreadsheets (Calc), presentations (Impress), graphics (Draw) and databases (Base). is localized in to 120 languages.

Apache OpenOffice Math ( Math) icon Project Team logo Apache OpenOffice Math ( Math)  Multiplatform software

Company or developer: Project Team

Apache OpenOffice Math ( Math) is a software tool for mathematical equations that can be inserted in various documents or spreadsheets. It is an integral part of productivity suite.

LibreOffice icon

The Document Foundation logo LibreOffice  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  The Document Foundation

LibreOffice is a comprehensive, professional-quality productivity office suite that is completely free to download. It includes word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, database and drawing software and is available in more than 30 languages and for all major operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, Mandriva, Suse, ...).

Help how to open SXM files:

Use Math to open these older math formula files.

How to convert file with extension SXM:

As far as we know, this .sxm file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .sxm 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 sxm file, edit sxm file, convert sxm file, view sxm file, play sxm file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in'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 sxm files.

  • Open sxm file
  • Save sxm file
  • Edit sxm file
  • Create sxm file
  • Print sxm file
  • Others sxm file

Software that open sxm file - 1.0 math file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open sxm file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


Main software associated with sxm file by default:
Apache OpenOffice ( small icon Apache OpenOffice (
Apache OpenOffice Math ( Math) small icon Apache OpenOffice Math ( Math)
LibreOffice small icon LibreOffice
Other suggested software:
LibreOffice Math small icon LibreOffice Math

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