DOTX File Extension

Word Open XML Document Template File Type

Extension .dotx
Developer Microsoft
Popularity 5.0 (9 Votes)
Mime Type application/ vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.template
Default Program OpenOffice Writer
Category Page Layout Files
Format Zip
Updated 5/1/2022

What is a DOTX File Extension?

DOTX file extension is created by Microsoft, also known as Word Open XML Document Template. DOTX has been classified as Page Layout Files. This file is saved during a zipped format. you will view the contents by unzipping it with a file decompression program. You can open DOTX files in OpenOffice Writer program.



What is a Default DOTX File Name?

Normal.dotx - The Normal model is the open default model when users open Word. It is stored in Normal.dotx and can be modified to create custom settings by default.

Free DOTX File Online Tools & Apps

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

DOTX Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Word Open XML Document Template .DOTX File Extensions while opening the .DOTX files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open DOTX Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Word Open XML Document Template on your system such as OpenOffice Writer.
  2. Associate default Openoffice Writer OpenOffice Writer program for *.dotx (Word Open XML Document Template) files.

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

    Associate DOTX Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.DOTX (e.g example.dotx) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Openoffice Writer OpenOffice Writer 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 .OpenOffice Writer extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

Related DOTX File Extensions

DOTX default file extension is .DOTX and other similer related extensions are:

All Platform Software Programs for DOTX File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the DOTX 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 DOTX File on Windows

Software License Developer
AbiSource AbiWord image. AbiSource AbiWord 3 for Windows  Open abisource website. Open Source AbiSource
Aspose Aspose.Total for .NET image. Aspose Aspose.Total for .NET 16.3.0 for Windows  Open aspose website. Commercial Aspose
LibreOffice image. LibreOffice 6 for Windows  Open libreoffice website. Open Source LibreOffice
Microsoft Office image. Microsoft Office 2019 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
IMSI TurboPDF image. IMSI TurboPDF 7 for Windows  Open imsi website. Commercial IMSI
Microsoft Word image. Microsoft Word 365 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Corel WordPerfect image. Corel WordPerfect 2020 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel

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

Software License Developer
LibreOffice image. LibreOffice 6 for MacOs  Open libreoffice website. Open Source LibreOffice
Microsoft Office image. Microsoft Office 2019 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Apple Preview image. Apple Preview 10 for MacOs  Open apple website. Bundled Apple
Microsoft Word image. Microsoft Word 365 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft Word for Mac image. Microsoft Word for Mac 2019 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DOTX file on Linux

Software License Developer
AbiSource AbiWord image. AbiSource AbiWord 3 for Linux  Open abisource website. Open Source AbiSource
LibreOffice image. LibreOffice 6 for Linux  Open libreoffice website. Open Source LibreOffice
OpenOffice Writer image. OpenOffice Writer 000 for Linux  Open openoffice writer website. Free OpenOffice Writer

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DOTX file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DOTX file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DOTX file on Android

Software License Developer

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.

DOTX file extension icon image.About DOTX - Word Open XML Document Template

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Updated 5/1/2022


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