An stw file extension is related to the or StarOffice and used for its text document template files.

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

stw icon.stw - Neopaint Stamp image format

empty icon.stw - Statistica workbook

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Software that open stw file

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STW file extension - text document template

What is stw file? How to open stw files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

stw file icon: stw filetype icon

The stw file is document template file created by StarOffice Writer, included with Sun Microsystem's StarOffice.

Based on the OpenDocument XML format and is also compatible with Writer.

Template file used by File extension .stw was used in version 1.0.

The same format as sxw.

MIME types:

This stw file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open stw file:

StarOffice icon

Oracle Corporation logoStarOffice  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Oracle Corporation

A multi-platform commercial office suite based on suite originally developed by Sun. StarOffice is able to create text documents, spreadsheets, presentations databases etc. Development of StarOffice was ended in 2011.

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 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.

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 Writer to open *.stw files.

How to convert:

Use Writer to export *.stw files to other formats.

Find conversions from stw file:

stw to 602

stw to doc

stw to docx

stw to xls

Find converter to stw file type:

odt to stw

txt to stw

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

Software that open stw file - text document template

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with stw file by default:
StarOffice small icon StarOffice
Other suggested software:
AbiWord small icon AbiWord
IBM Lotus Symphony small icon IBM Lotus Symphony

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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

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