.ODT - File Extension for OpenDocument Text Files

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What is ODT? ODT, short name for OpenDocument Text, is used as the file extension for presentation files in OpenDocument Text format. .ODT files are binary files that can be opened by OpenOffice software. See the sample .ODT file included below.

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File Extension: .ODT

MIME Type: application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text

File Content: Document

.ODT files are presentation files saved in OpenDocument Text format. Here are the first 128 bytes of a sample .ODT file dumped in HEX values:

50 4b 03 04 0a 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 21 00 5e c6 PK..............
32 0c 27 00 00 00 27 00 00 00 08 00 00 00 6d 69 2.............mi
6d 65 74 79 70 65 61 70 70 6c 69 63 61 74 69 6f metypeapplicatio
6e 2f 76 6e 64 2e 6f 61 73 69 73 2e 6f 70 65 6e n.vnd.oasis.open
64 6f 63 75 6d 65 6e 74 2e 74 65 78 74 50 4b 03 document.textPK.
04 14 00 06 00 08 00 00 00 21 00 59 3b f1 c4 7a ...........Y...z
01 00 00 69 05 00 00 0c 00 00 00 73 65 74 74 69 ...i.......setti
6e 67 73 2e 78 6d 6c 8c 53 cb 6e 83 30 10 bc 57 ngs.xml.S.n.0..W

.ODT files are actually ZIP files. See the ZIP identifier "PK" in the above HEX dump. When an .ODT file is extracted by a ZIP tool, you will these files and folers:

         2,335 content.xml
<DIR>          META-INF
           988 meta.xml
            39 mimetype
         1,385 settings.xml
         5,810 styles.xml

.ODT OpenDocument Text file sample: Click sample.odt to download.

.ODT OpenDocument Text files can be created and modified by these software:

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