An odm file extension is used for OpenDocument global text document files associated with the An odm file contains text document stored in OpenDocument Format (ODF) XML file format.

There are 2 other file types using
the ODM file extension!

empty icon.odm - Opendisc data

empty icon.odm - OverDrive Media Console media control data

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ODM file extension - OpenDocument global text document

What is odm file? How to open odm files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

odm file icon: odm filetype icon

The odm file extension is associated with the free open source office suite for Windows, Mac, Linux etc. The .odm file contains text document stored in the OpenDocument Format (ODF).

The OpenDocument Format (ODF) is an open XML-based document file format for office applications to be used for documents containing text, spreadsheets, charts, and graphical elements.

The ODF file format makes transformations to other formats simple by leveraging and reusing existing standards wherever possible. As an open standard under the stewardship of OASIS, OpenDocument also creates the possibility for new types of applications and solutions to be developed other than traditional office productivity applications.

MIME types:

The default software associated to open odm 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.

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.

Help how to open:

Use to open *.odm OpenDocument global text documents.

How to convert:

Use to save *.odm document to other file format.

Find conversions from odm file:

odm to doc

odm to epub

odm to pdf

odm to rtf

Find converter to odm file type:

odt to odm

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

Software that open odm file - OpenDocument global text document

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

Microsoft Windows:



Main software associated with odm file by default:
Apache OpenOffice Writer ( Writer) small icon Apache OpenOffice Writer ( Writer)
Other suggested software:
Calligra Suite small icon Calligra Suite
LibreOffice Writer small icon LibreOffice Writer

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