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

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FODS file extension - OpenDocument Flat XML spreadsheet file

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 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.

The default software associated to fods file type:

Apache OpenOffice ( icon Project Team logoApache 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.

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 OS X and Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, Mandriva, Suse, ...).

Help how to open FODS files:

Use the 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 file with extension FODS:

Use the 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 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's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting fods files.

  • Open fods file
  • Edit fods file
  • View fods file
  • Convert fods file
  • Create fods file
  • Others fods file

Software that open fods file - OpenDocument Flat XML spreadsheet file

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

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