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DOC file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .doc file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .doc file?
  • What program do I need to open a .doc file?
  • How can the .doc file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .doc files to another format?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .doc?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .doc extension?

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1 extension(s) and 2 alias(es) found in database

.doc file extension details

Microsoft Word Document

.doc
Microsoft Word Document .doc file icon
Description:
Microsoft Word uses a proprietary file format to store its documents. There is no official documentation available. Because the file format is very complex, most applications that can handle Word documents rely on Microsoft Word itself.
DOC format description not yet available
Category: Document files
Application: Microsoft Word
Mime-type: application/msword
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DOC aliases:
-
DOC related links:
DOC related extensions:
Microsoft Word AutoRecovery File

ClarisWorks Document

Data Interchange Format

Microsoft Word Document Template

Lotus Word Pro Document

Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document

Portable Document Format

Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation

Revisable-Form Text

Rich Text Format Document

.wp file extension details

Corel WordPerfect Document

.wp
Corel WordPerfect Document .wp file icon
Description:
WP file is a Corel WordPerfect document.
Category: Document files
Application: Corel WordPerfect
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
WP aliases:
doc, w50, w51, w60, w61, wp4, wp5, wp6, wpd
WP related links:
-
WP related extensions:
ClarisWorks Document

Data Interchange Format

Microsoft Word Document

Envoy Document

Lotus Word Pro Document

Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document

Portable Document Format

Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation

Revisable-Form Text

Rich Text Format Document

.wsd file extension details

WordStar 2000 Document

.wsd
WordStar 2000 Document .wsd file icon
Description:
WSD file is a WordStar 2000 document. WordStar was a word processor application, published by MicroPro, originally written for the CP/M operating system but later ported to DOS.
Category: Document files
Application: WordStar 2000
Mime-type: application/x-wordstar
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
WSD aliases:
doc, ws1, ws2, ws3, ws4, ws5, ws6, ws7
WSD related links:
WSD related extensions:
Microsoft Word AutoRecovery File

ClarisWorks Document

Data Interchange Format

Microsoft Word Document

Microsoft Word Document Template

Lotus Word Pro Document

Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document

Portable Document Format

Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation

Revisable-Form Text

Other types of files may also use the .doc file extension.

.doc file converters

.doc converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .doc files to other formats:

OpenOffice.org, Microsoft Office Word

For example, using the softwares above, a .doc file can be converted into one of the following formats:

docm, docx, htm, odt, rtf, txt, 123, 602, bmp, cgm, csv, dbf, dif, dot, dotm
.doc file extension error

The .doc file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

soc, voc, odc, do, coc, foc, dpc, dov, dof, dic, dc, roc, oc, eoc, dox

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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open .doc file

Can't open a .doc file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:

example.doc

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .doc file association, check the FAQ.

.doc file extension

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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