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

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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

The sxw file extension is used for document files created by earlier version OpenOffice.org Writer, included with OpenOffice.org suite.

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

MIME types:
application/vnd.sun.xml.writer

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 sxw file type:

Apache OpenOffice Writer (OpenOffice.org Writer) icon

OpenOffice.org Project Team logoApache OpenOffice Writer (OpenOffice.org Writer)  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
OpenOffice.org Project Team

Apache OpenOffice Writer (OpenOffice.org Writer) is a fully-featured and free word processor and text editor from OpenOffice.org 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 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 OpenOffice.org 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 File-Extensions.org's database).

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Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting sxw files.

  • Open sxw file
  • Edit sxw file
  • Convert sxw file
  • Create sxw file
  • Others sxw file

Software that open sxw file - OpenOffice.org 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:

Multiplatform:

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

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