SXW File Extension

StarOffice Writer Document File Type

Extension .sxw
Developer Oracle
Popularity 5.0 (10 Votes)
Mime Type text/x-asm
Default Program OpenOffice Writer
Category Text Files
Format Binary
Updated 8/1/2022

What is a SXW File Type?

Apache OpenOffice uses .ODT files to save documents.

StarOffice was originally developed by Sun Microsystems, which was acquired by Oracle. Star Office became Open Office, a commercial product of Oracle. Open Office is the same product as the free Apache OpenOffice, except that the Open Office includes technical support.



SXW file extension is created by Oracle, also known as StarOffice Writer Document. SXW has been classified as Text Files. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open SXW files in OpenOffice Writer program.

Free online SXW Tools & Apps

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

SXW Files Common Issues

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

Can't Open SXW Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for StarOffice Writer Document on your system such as OpenOffice Writer.
  2. Associate default Openoffice Writer OpenOffice Writer program for *.sxw (StarOffice Writer Document) files.

    Associate SXW Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.SXW (e.g example.sxw) 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 .sxw files.

    Associate SXW Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.SXW (e.g example.sxw) 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 SXW File Extensions

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

All Platform Software Programs for SXW File Extension

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

Software License Developer
AbiSource AbiWord image. AbiSource AbiWord 3 for Windows  Open abisource website. Open Source AbiSource
LibreOffice image. LibreOffice 6 for Windows  Open libreoffice website. Open Source LibreOffice
Apache OpenOffice image. Apache OpenOffice 4 for Windows  Open apache website. Open Source Apache
OpenOffice Writer image. OpenOffice Writer 000 for Windows  Open openoffice writer website. Free OpenOffice Writer
Simplexety image. Simplexety 000 for Windows  Open simplexety website. Free Simplexety

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

Software License Developer
LibreOffice image. LibreOffice 6 for MacOs  Open libreoffice website. Open Source LibreOffice
Planamesa NeoOffice image. Planamesa NeoOffice 2017 for MacOs  Open planamesa website. Commercial Planamesa
Apache OpenOffice image. Apache OpenOffice 4 for MacOs  Open apache website. Open Source Apache
OpenOffice Writer image. OpenOffice Writer 000 for MacOs  Open openoffice writer website. Free OpenOffice Writer

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen SXW 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
Apache OpenOffice image. Apache OpenOffice 4 for Linux  Open apache website. Open Source Apache
OpenOffice Writer image. OpenOffice Writer 000 for Linux  Open openoffice writer website. Free OpenOffice Writer

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen SXW file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen SXW file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen SXW 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.

SXW file extension icon image.About SXW - StarOffice Writer Document

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Updated 8/1/2022


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