It should be possible to create documents templates from older documents simply by opening the DOC file in Microsoft Word and saving it in DOTX format.
Convert Microsoft Word document (prior version 2007) to Microsoft Word XML document template.
We have found 9 software records in our database eligible for .doc to .dotx file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert doc to dotx on Windows
One of the most popular word processor program from Microsoft Office suite
Convert from doc file format
|Yes, Microsoft Word supports doc file conversion as a source file type.||Yes||Yes||doc editor||Yes||No||No||No|
|Yes, Microsoft Word supports dotx file conversion as a target file type.||Yes||Yes||dotx editor||Yes||No||No||No|
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned doc to dotx. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
A free word processing program, part of GNOME office productivity bundle
A free set of productivity tools for creating and editing of various documents, spreadsheets or presentations from IBM
A reliable word processor from SoftMaker Office suite
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert doc to dotx on OS X
A Mac version of the popular word processing application
Linux/Unix software - convert doc to dotx on Linux
An open source word processor for Linux
Windows Mobile/CE software - convert doc to dotx on Windows Mobile
Mobile version of Microsoft Word previously known as Pocket Word
Multiplatform software - convert doc to dotx on any platform
Word processor and text editor from OpenOffice.org suite
Full-featured word processing and desktop publishing tool from LibreOffice suite