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DOC File Extension

DOC file extension is created by Microsoft, also known as WordPad Document. DOC has been classified as Text Files. The format of this file type has not been determined yet. You can open DOC files in Microsoft WordPad program.

WordPad Document File Type

WordPad Document File Type
Extension .doc
Developer Microsoft
Popularity 5.0 (167 Votes)
Mime Type application/msword
Default Program Microsoft WordPad
Category Text Files
Format Not Available
Updated 5/1/2024

What is a DOC File Type?

What is a Default DOC File Name?

Document1.doc - The default filename for new documents before Word 2007 (Word 2007 uses Document1.docx by default) is Microsoft Word.




Free online DOC Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .DOC (WordPad Document) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to DOC, merge, split and compare the DOC files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.




DOC Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the WordPad Document .DOC File Extensions while opening the .DOC files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open DOC Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for WordPad Document on your system such as Microsoft WordPad.
  2. Associate default Microsoft Microsoft WordPad program for *.doc (WordPad Document) files.

    Associate DOC Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.DOC (e.g example.doc) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Microsoft Microsoft WordPad program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .doc files.

    Associate DOC Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.DOC (e.g example.doc) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Microsoft Microsoft WordPad program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Microsoft WordPad extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for DOC File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the DOC files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open DOC File on Windows

Software License Developer
AbiSource AbiWord image. AbiSource AbiWord 3 for Windows Open Source AbiSource
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for Windows Commercial Adobe
Aspose Aspose.Total for .NET image. Aspose Aspose.Total for .NET 16.3.0 for Windows Commercial Aspose
Calibre image. Calibre 3 for Windows Open Source Calibre
Calligra Suite image. Calligra Suite 2 for Windows Freeware Calligra Suite
ACD Systems Canvas image. ACD Systems Canvas X 2019 for Windows Commercial ACD Systems
Crick Software Clicker image. Crick Software Clicker 7 for Windows Commercial Crick Software
Cool Reader image. Cool Reader 3 for Windows Open Source Cool Reader
Corel CorelDRAW Graphics Suite image. Corel CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2020 for Windows Commercial Corel
Microsoft Excel image. Microsoft Excel 365 for Windows Commercial Microsoft
HotDocs image. HotDocs 11 for Windows Commercial HotDocs
Adobe Illustrator image. Adobe Illustrator 2020 for Windows Commercial Adobe
Seavus iMindQ image. Seavus iMindQ 6 for Windows Commercial Seavus
Adobe InDesign image. Adobe InDesign 2020 for Windows Commercial Adobe
LibreOffice image. LibreOffice 6 for Windows Open Source LibreOffice
MatchWare MindView for Windows image. MatchWare MindView for Windows 6 for Windows Commercial MatchWare
SoftMaker Office image. SoftMaker Office 2018 for Windows Commercial SoftMaker
Microsoft Office image. Microsoft Office 2019 for Windows Commercial Microsoft
Ability Office image. Ability Office 6 for Windows Commercial Ability
Kofax OmniPage image. Kofax OmniPage ULTIMATE 19 for Windows Commercial Kofax
Apache OpenOffice image. Apache OpenOffice 4 for Windows Open Source Apache
Nuance PDF Converter Professional image. Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8 for Windows Commercial Nuance
Apowersoft Phone Manager image. Apowersoft Phone Manager 2 for Windows Freeware Apowersoft
Adobe RoboHelp image. Adobe RoboHelp 2019 for Windows Commercial Adobe
IMSI TurboPDF image. IMSI TurboPDF 7 for Windows Commercial IMSI
IDM UltraEdit image. IDM UltraEdit 24 for Windows Commercial IDM
Microsoft Word image. Microsoft Word 365 for Windows Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft WordPad image. Microsoft WordPad 6 for Windows Bundled Microsoft
Corel WordPerfect image. Corel WordPerfect 2020 for Windows Commercial Corel
Microsoft Works image. Microsoft Works 9 for Windows Commercial Microsoft
Kingsoft WPS Office image. Kingsoft WPS Office 2019 for Windows Freeware Kingsoft

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DOC File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for MacOs Commercial Adobe
Calibre image. Calibre 3 for MacOs Open Source Calibre
Calligra Suite image. Calligra Suite 2 for MacOs Freeware Calligra Suite
Crick Software Clicker image. Crick Software Clicker 7 for MacOs Commercial Crick Software
Cool Reader image. Cool Reader 3 for MacOs Open Source Cool Reader
Corel CorelDRAW Graphics Suite image. Corel CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2020 for MacOs Commercial Corel
Google Drive image. Google Drive 2020 for MacOs Freeware Google
Microsoft Excel image. Microsoft Excel 365 for MacOs Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft Excel for Mac image. Microsoft Excel for Mac 2019 for MacOs Commercial Microsoft
Adobe Illustrator image. Adobe Illustrator 2020 for MacOs Commercial Adobe
Seavus iMindQ image. Seavus iMindQ 6 for MacOs Commercial Seavus
Adobe InDesign image. Adobe InDesign 2020 for MacOs Commercial Adobe
LibreOffice image. LibreOffice 6 for MacOs Open Source LibreOffice
MatchWare MindView for Mac image. MatchWare MindView for Mac 5 for MacOs Commercial MatchWare
Planamesa NeoOffice image. Planamesa NeoOffice 2017 for MacOs Commercial Planamesa
Microsoft Office image. Microsoft Office 2019 for MacOs Commercial Microsoft
Nuance OmniPage Pro X image. Nuance OmniPage Pro X 1 for MacOs Commercial Nuance
Apache OpenOffice image. Apache OpenOffice 4 for MacOs Open Source Apache
Apple Pages image. Apple Pages 6 for MacOs Commercial Apple
Adobe RoboHelp image. Adobe RoboHelp 2019 for MacOs Commercial Adobe
Apple TextEdit image. Apple TextEdit 1.15 for MacOs Bundled Apple
IDM UltraEdit image. IDM UltraEdit 24 for MacOs Commercial IDM
Microsoft Word image. Microsoft Word 365 for MacOs Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft Word for Mac image. Microsoft Word for Mac 2019 for MacOs Commercial Microsoft
Kingsoft WPS Office image. Kingsoft WPS Office 2019 for MacOs Freeware Kingsoft

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DOC file on Linux

Software License Developer
AbiSource AbiWord image. AbiSource AbiWord 3 for Linux Open Source AbiSource
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for Linux Commercial Adobe
Calibre image. Calibre 3 for Linux Open Source Calibre
Calligra Suite image. Calligra Suite 2 for Linux Freeware Calligra Suite
Cool Reader image. Cool Reader 3 for Linux Open Source Cool Reader
LibreOffice image. LibreOffice 6 for Linux Open Source LibreOffice
SoftMaker Office image. SoftMaker Office 2018 for Linux Commercial SoftMaker
Apache OpenOffice image. Apache OpenOffice 4 for Linux Open Source Apache
IDM UltraEdit image. IDM UltraEdit 24 for Linux Commercial IDM
Kingsoft WPS Office image. Kingsoft WPS Office 2019 for Linux Freeware Kingsoft

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DOC file on Web

Software License Developer
Google Drive image. Google Drive 2020 for Web Freeware Google

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DOC file on iOS

Software License Developer
Google Drive for iOS image. Google Drive for iOS 4 for iOS Freeware Google
Seavus iMindQ image. Seavus iMindQ 6 for iOS Commercial Seavus
MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro image. MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro 8 for iOS Commercial MobiSystems
Apple Pages for iOS image. Apple Pages for iOS 2 for iOS Commercial Apple
Infraware Polaris Office for iOS image. Infraware Polaris Office for iOS 7 for iOS Freeware Infraware
Microsoft Word for iOS image. Microsoft Word for iOS 2 for iOS Commercial Microsoft

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DOC file on Android

Software License Developer
Cool Reader image. Cool Reader 3 for Android Open Source Cool Reader
Google Drive for Android image. Google Drive for Android 4 for Android Freeware Google
Seavus iMindQ image. Seavus iMindQ 6 for Android Commercial Seavus
SoftMaker Office HD TextMaker BASIC image. SoftMaker Office HD TextMaker BASIC 2016.7 for Android Freeware SoftMaker
MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro image. MobiSystems OfficeSuite Pro 8 for Android Commercial MobiSystems
Apowersoft Phone Manager image. Apowersoft Phone Manager 2 for Android Freeware Apowersoft
Infraware Polaris Office for Android image. Infraware Polaris Office for Android 7 for Android Freeware Infraware
Microsoft Word for Android image. Microsoft Word for Android 16 for Android Freeware Microsoft
Kingsoft WPS Office for Android image. Kingsoft WPS Office for Android 12 for Android Freeware Kingsoft

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

DOC file extension icon image.About DOC - WordPad Document

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Updated 5/1/2024


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