How do I convert an ODT document to a Word Document?

Patricia Green February 24, 2010
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How to convert ODT documents received to format suitable to print with Word?

  1. Sanjay
    February 25, 2010 at 2:52 pm

    Why not just install Open Office from http://www.openoffice.org. I think it will handle both odt and doc formats and you can convert odt to doc by simply opening odt file using the Open Office and then use "save as" option and save as a .doc file.

    Apart from solving the conversion issue, I think Open Office an excellent software by itself and am planning to convert from MS - Office to Open Office soon. It has all the features of last MS - Office I used (2007, I think) and it can handle all sorts of formats that MS - Office can't

  2. Aibek
    February 25, 2010 at 5:36 am

    You may also use online conversion services like Zamzar (no signup needed).

  3. Taty
    February 25, 2010 at 4:56 am

    Hi Patricia
    With most recent versions of Office (Microsoft Office 2007 - Service Pack 1 or higher, Microsoft Office 2003, XP and Microsoft Office 2000), you can download a little plugin from Sun:
    http://www.sun.com/software/star/odf_plugin/index.jsp
    which will convert the file for you. Just install the plugin, open Word and open the odf file from inside Word. From there you can just use it as any other Word file.

    • Ashleywagley
      December 10, 2011 at 11:17 pm

      odf? i hope you mean odt. o.o i have an odt file and it's not working on Microsoft word.