Microsoft Word

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File Format
Name Microsoft Word
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Extension(s) .doc, .docm, .docx, .dot, .dotm, .dotx

Microsoft Word is a popular word processor program which has existed in a number of versions for DOS, Windows, and the Macintosh. It is often distributed as part of the Microsoft Office suite. Various native file formats have been used, and some other non-Word-specific formats can also be opened and saved. There are separate articles on these formats:

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Format Version MIME type Ext. PRONOM Refer to
Microsoft Word for MS-DOS Document 3.0 application/msword .doc x-fmt/273 DOC
Microsoft Word for MS-DOS Document 4.0 .doc x-fmt/274
Microsoft Word for MS-DOS Document 5.0 .doc x-fmt/275
Microsoft Word for MS-DOS Document 5.5 .doc x-fmt/276
Microsoft Word for Windows Document 1.0 .doc fmt/37
Microsoft Word for Windows Document 2.0 .doc fmt/38
Microsoft Word (Generic) 6.0-2003 .doc fmt/609
Microsoft Word Document 6.0/95 .doc fmt/39
Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 .doc, .wbk fmt/40
Microsoft Word Document (Password Protected) 97-2003 .doc, .wbk fmt/754
Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document 1.0 application/msword .mcw fmt/346 MCW
Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document 3.0 .mcw x-fmt/1
Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document 4.0 .mcw x-fmt/64
Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document 5.0 .mcw x-fmt/65
Microsoft Word Template 97-2003 .dot x-fmt/45 DOT
Microsoft Word Document Template (Password Protected) 97-2003 application/msword .dot fmt/755
Microsoft Word for Windows 2007 onwards application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document .docx, .wbk fmt/412 DOCX
Macro enabled Microsoft Word Document OOXML 2007 onwards application/vnd.ms-word.document.macroEnabled.12 .docm fmt/523 DOCM
Microsoft Word Template for Windows 2007 onwards application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.template .dotx fmt/597 DOTX
Microsoft Word Macro-enabled Document Template 2007 onwards application/vnd.ms-word.template.macroEnabled.12 .dotm fmt/599 DOTM
Pocket Word Document .psw, .pwd x-fmt/94
Pocket Word Template .pwt x-fmt/96

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