What is a .FODT File And How To Open It – Oracle (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .fodt extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .fodt file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .FODT file?

The .FODT file extension is from OpenDocument Flat XML Document. The creator of this file extension is Oracle. This file belongs to the xml format and it is a text related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .fodt file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .FODT file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .FODT file on various operating systems.

How to open a .FODT file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .fodt file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the LibreOffice software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use OpenOffice Writer and LibreOffice software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .FODT file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the LibreOffice software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .FODT file on Mac

The .fodt file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the LibreOffice software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is OpenOffice Writer and LibreOffice.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .FODT file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the LibreOffice software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .FODT file on Linux

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .fodt file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the LibreOffice software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is OpenOffice Writer and LibreOffice.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .FODT file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the LibreOffice software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .FODT file?

If you cannot open the .FODT file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .FODT file.fol – SoftKey, .folio – Adobe Systems, .folx – Eltima Software, .fomod – Fallout Mod Archive, .fon – Microsoft. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .FODT file with the LibreOffice, OpenOffice Writer programs on Windows, LibreOffice, OpenOffice Writer programs on Mac and LibreOffice, OpenOffice Writer software on Linux.