A docm file extension is used for default macro-enabled document format of latest versions of Microsoft Word. Such documents may contain additional VBA scripts or macros, that enhance some functions of the Word document.

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DOCM file extension - Microsoft Word Open XML macro-enabled document

What is docm file? How to open docm files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

Microsoft Office file type icon Microsoft Office file type

docm file icon: docm filetype icon

The docm 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 docm files are the new default document format of Microsoft Word 2007, Word 2010, Word 2013 and Word 2016.

They serve the same purpose as the docx files, but also contain additional macros and VBA scripting.

The docm files use ZIP compression for smaller file sizes.

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The default software associated to open docm file:

Microsoft Word icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Word  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A popular word processor that started with Word for MS-DOS in 1983 and for year is now 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.

Almost every, if not every, computer user knows .doc and .docx Word documents.

Microsoft Word for Mac icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft 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.

Office 365 icon

Microsoft Corporation logoOffice 365  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Office 365 is a subscription-based service that gives users access to several services and apps from Microsoft Office. It is available some types of subscription editions (for Home, Education, Business and Enterprise users) available for Microsoft Windows and Apple macOS and all major mobile platforms.

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Help how to open:

User Microsoft Word to open the *.docm files, or any third party applications with support for DOCM format such as OpenOffice.org Writer.

How to convert:

Microsoft Word supports some other document file formats such as OpenDocument format and it can convert the .docm file into it, via menu File|Save as...

Third party applications, such as OpenOffice.org, can also convert the .docm files in to another file format, for example OpenDocument or PDF.

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List of software applications associated to the .docm 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 docm file, edit docm file, convert docm file, view docm file, play docm 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 docm files.

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

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with docm file by default:
Microsoft Word small icon Microsoft Word
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Works small icon Microsoft Works

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):

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