A fods file extension is related to the OpenDocument Flat XML spreadsheet format.

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FODS file extension - OpenDocument Flat XML spreadsheet

What is fods file? How to open fods files?

File type specification:

Spreadsheet and workbook file type icon Spreadsheet and workbook file type

fods file icon: fods filetype icon

The fods file extension is associated with the OpenOffice.org and the LibreOffice. File stores saved spreadsheet in the OpenDocument XML file format without any compression.

The fods file is in simple text format with XML code and it is readable in a text editor.

Updated: April 19, 2024

The default software associated to open fods file:

Apache OpenOffice (OpenOffice.org) icon

OpenOffice.org Project Team logoApache OpenOffice (OpenOffice.org)  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
OpenOffice.org Project Team

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

LibreOffice icon

The Document Foundation logoLibreOffice  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 and Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, Mandriva, Suse, ...).

Help how to open:

Use the OpenOffice.org Calc or the LibreOffice Calc to open the FODS OpenDocument Flat XML spreadsheet or to view the XML source code of the spreadsheet use any text editor such as Notepad, Notepad++, gedit, TextEdit.

How to convert:

Use the OpenOffice.org Calc or the LibreOffice Calc to save FODS OpenDocument Flat XML spreadsheet to other spreadsheet file format.

Find conversions from fods file:

fods to xls

Find converter to fods file type:

xls to fods

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

Software that open fods file - OpenDocument Flat XML spreadsheet

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

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Main software associated with fods file by default:
Apache OpenOffice (OpenOffice.org) small icon Apache OpenOffice (OpenOffice.org)
LibreOffice small icon LibreOffice
Other suggested software:
Apache OpenOffice Calc (OpenOffice.org Calc) small icon Apache OpenOffice Calc (OpenOffice.org Calc)

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