Files with ods extension are used by Microsoft Outlook Express an e-mail and news client. They store saved mailbox messages.

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

ods icon.ods - OpenDocument spreadsheet [common]

empty icon.ods - NCompass Labs internet related script

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Software that open ods 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 open ods file:

Microsoft Outlook Express icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft 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:

Files with ods extension are not meant to be opened manually.

How to convert:

This ods extension file is not convertable file format.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .ods 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 ods file, edit ods file, convert ods file, view ods file, play ods file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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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