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

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .stw extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .stw file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .STW file?

The .STW file extension comes from StarOffice Document Template. This file extension belongs to the developer Oracle. The format of this file is binary, and it is a text related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .STW file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the LibreOffice software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use OpenOffice Writer and LibreOffice software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .STW file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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 right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

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”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .STW file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the LibreOffice software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: OpenOffice Writer, Planamesa NeoOffice and LibreOffice.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .STW file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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 right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the LibreOffice software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .STW file on Linux

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

1. In the first step you need to download the LibreOffice software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use OpenOffice Writer and LibreOffice software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .STW 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the LibreOffice software 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 .STW file?

If you are still unable to open the .STW file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .STW file.stw – StatSoft, .stw – IK Multimedia. 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 .STW file with the LibreOffice, OpenOffice Writer programs on Windows, LibreOffice, OpenOffice Writer, Planamesa NeoOffice programs on Mac and LibreOffice, OpenOffice Writer software on Linux.