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

ods file icon.ods - OpenDocument spreadsheet [common]

ods file icon.ods - NCompass Labs internet related script file

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ODS file extension - Microsoft Outlook Express mailbox file

What is ods file? How to open ods files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

ods file icon: ods filetype icon

The ODS file extension is associated with Microsoft Outlook Express, an e-mail and news client included in earlier releases of Microsoft Internet Explorer. The latest edition of Outlook Express is called Microsoft Mail Live.

The *.ods files were used for saving mailbox messages in Microsoft Outlook 5. The later versions of Microsoft Outlook are using the *.dbx files instead.

The default software associated to ods file type:

Microsoft Outlook Express icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Outlook Express  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Outlook Express is an e-mail client distributed with Internet Explorer from version 4.0 to version 6.0. It is also pre-installed in several versions of Microsoft Windows, from Windows 98 to Windows XP.

Outlook Express is user-friendly and easy to use application, which supports standard POP, IMAP accounts, composing rich HTML e-mails, e-mail encryption, privacy protection, malware protection, e-mail sorting etc.

In Windows Vista is Outlook Express replaced with Windows Mail.

Help how to open ODS files:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to open this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not meant to be opened or viewed directly. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

For general information try to look at:
Identifying unknown file formats

How to convert file with extension ODS:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to convert this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not in formats, which can be converted. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .ods file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open ods file, edit ods file, convert ods file, view ods file, play ods file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with ods file - Microsoft Outlook Express mailbox file

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Outlook Express. Microsoft Outlook Express uses ods file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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