There are 3 file types use the .ODT file extension:
1. OpenDocument Text Document
An ODT file is a text document created by various word processing programs, such as the Writer program included in Apache OpenOffice and LibreOffice. It contains formatted text and may also include images, drawn objects, and tables. ODT files are similar to .DOCX files.
You can open an ODT file in a variety of word processors, including:
- OpenOffice Writer (cross-platform)
- Microsoft Word (cross-platform)
- LibreOffice (cross-platform)
- Google Docs (Web, iOS, Android, Chrome OS)
In all of those programs, you can also convert your ODT file to a DOCX file. Note that you may lose some formatting when you open an ODT file in a program other than OpenOffice or LibreOffice or convert an ODT file to another format.
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Updated: October 7, 2020
2. Origin Dialog Theme File
An ODT file is a theme file used by Origin, a data analysis and graphing application used by various scientists and engineers. It contains settings in XML format that customize the appearance of one or more dialog windows that appear in Origin.
ODT theme files are not meant to be opened by a user. Instead, the file stores settings that are referenced by Origin to make up the appearance of dialog windows in the software.
NOTE: ODT files are typically located in the "Dialog" folder of the C:\Program Files\OriginLab\Origin<version>\Themes installation.
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Updated: January 5, 2019
3. OOMMF Data Table File
An ODT file contains data in ASCII text and is created by OOMMF (Object Oriented Micromagnetic Framework), which is a project developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). It contains comments and micromagnetic data organized in tables, with each non-data line beginning with #.
You can open ODT files in OOMMF, which displays the data in the tables. You can also use a text editor to open and edit the file since it is saved in plain text.
Updated: March 21, 2019