Files with sxw extension can be usually found as older documents made using some previous version of Writer.

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SXW file extension - Writer document

What is sxw file? How to open sxw files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

sxw file icon: sxw filetype icon

File extension sxw is used for document files created by earlier version Writer, included with suite.

Based on the OpenDocument XML format and is also compatible with StarOffice Writer. This document format was used in version 1.0.

MIME types:

This sxw 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 sxw 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.

Help how to open:

Use StarOffice Writer, OpenOffice Writer, Visioo-Writer or any similar word processor as they may still support .sxw files-.

How to convert:

Use StarOffice Writer, OpenOffice Writer to convert sxw file format to another.

Find conversions from sxw file:

sxw to doc

sxw to docx

sxw to pdf

sxw to rtf

Find converter to sxw file type:

doc to sxw

File identification strings:

HEX code: 50 4B 03 04 14 00
ASCII code: PK

Related links:

VisiooWriter - free and OpenDocument file viewer

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

Software that open sxw file - Writer document

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

Microsoft Windows:


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

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