SXW File Extension

SXW file icon
StarOffice Writer Document
  • Developer
    Oracle
  • Popularity
    2.8 (6 votes)

What is SXW file?

SXW is a text document file originally generated by StarOffice Writer software tool. SXW files store text data along with charts, images, and other elements. SXW can also hold information regarding text formatting, fonts style and size, page layout etc.

SXW file format is based on OpenDocument XML. The file data comprises character and word sequences encoded in ASCII. Hence, SXW format is similar to DOCX document format.

SXW format origins

SXW files were used by Apache OpenOffice Writer, which replaced the original software that introduced the SXW files, StarOffice Writer. Now, OpenOffice saves files as ODT documents by default.

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the SXW file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the SXW file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the SXW file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the SXW file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the SXW file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the SXW file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

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