Files with fodt file extension can be typically encountered as documents saved in OpenDocument Flat XML document in any of the OpenDocument schema based productivity suites, such as or LibreOffice.

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FODT file extension - OpenDocument Flat XML document

What is fodt file? How to open fodt files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

fodt file icon: fodt filetype icon

The fodt file extension seems to be mainly related to Apache OpenOffice ( and the LibreOffice productivity suites.

The fodt file stores saved document in the OpenDocument XML file format without any compression.

File is in simple text format with XML code and it is readable in a text editor.

The best way how to work with these documents is to install LibreOffice Writer or Writer. Both are available for all major platforms.

The default software associated to open fodt file:

Apache OpenOffice Writer ( Writer) icon Project Team logoApache OpenOffice Writer ( Writer)  Multiplatform software

Company or developer: Project Team

Apache OpenOffice Writer ( Writer) is a fully-featured and free word processor and text editor from productivity suite.

Apache OpenOffice Writer is simple enough for a quick memo, yet powerful enough to create complete books with contents, diagrams, indexes, etc. You're free to concentrate on your ideas while Writer makes them look great.

LibreOffice Writer icon

The Document Foundation logoLibreOffice Writer  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
The Document Foundation

LibreOffice Write is a complete word processor and document publishing tool that supports a plethora of document formats and has many innovative features. It's an open source software that comes as an integral part of LibreOffice suite.

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

Help how to open:

Use the Writer or the LibreOffice Writer to open the FODT OpenDocument Flat XML document or to view the XML source code of the document use any text editor such as Notepad, Notepad++, gedit, TextEdit.

How to convert:

Use the Writer or the LibreOffice Writer to save FODT OpenDocument Flat XML document to other document file format.

Find conversions from fodt file:

fodt to doc

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Find converter to fodt file type:

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List of software applications associated to the .fodt 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 fodt file, edit fodt file, convert fodt file, view fodt file, play fodt 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 able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting fodt files.

Software that open fodt file - OpenDocument Flat XML document

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

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


Main software associated with fodt file by default:
Apache OpenOffice Writer ( Writer) small icon Apache OpenOffice Writer ( Writer)
LibreOffice Writer small icon LibreOffice Writer

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