A doc file extension is used throughout the time by many various applications for their document files.

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

doc icon.doc - Microsoft Word document (prior version 2007) [common]

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Software that open doc file

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DOC file extension - Document file

What is doc file? How to open doc files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

doc file icon: doc filetype icon

The doc file extension was used throughout the time by many various applications for their document files such as SmatWare, Sprint, Total Word, Volkswriter, Wang IWP, WordMarc, Samna Word, WordStar, Interleaf, DisplayWrite, Professional Write and more.

All these doc files are in different formats and in most cases can only be opened in their respective applications.

The most known and widespread doc documents are created by Microsoft Word.

The default software associated to open doc file:

Corel WordPerfect icon

Corel Corporation logoCorel WordPerfect  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Corel Corporation

WordPerfect is a word processor developed by Corel. Originally was released for MS-DOS, later ported to Unix and Mac. The latest versions are programed for Microsoft Windows and it is a part of Corel WordPerfect Office suite.

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Help how to open:

Try any software listed in our apps list to view content *.doc document files.

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Many text editors are able to transform document files to other text formats.

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List of software applications associated to the .doc file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open doc file, edit doc file, convert doc file, view doc file, play doc 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 doc files.

Software that open doc file - Document file

Programs supporting the exension doc on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open doc file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with doc file by default:
Corel WordPerfect small icon Corel WordPerfect
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Write

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Other operating systems or devices:

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