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DOTX file format description

Many people share .dotx files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dotx file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dotx files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dotx - Microsoft Word 2007 Template

The DOTX document files are related to Microsoft Office Word 2007. DOTX file is a Microsoft Office Word 2007 Template without macros. Office Open XML (commonly abbreviated as OOXML) is a new file format specification for the storage of electronic documents such as memos, reports, books, spreadsheets, charts, presentations and word processing documents.

Microsoft Office Word 2007
Document files
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Microsoft Word 2007 Template related extensions:
Microsoft Project Exchange Document
Microsoft InfoPath Property Promotion
Microsoft Project Template
Microsoft Publisher Document
Microsoft Publisher Archived HTML
Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Presentation

Naturally, other applications may also use the .dotx file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dotx files. Be especially cautious with .dotx files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .dotx file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .dotx file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

dox, cotx, otx, dogx, dtx, dot

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Visual Basic ActiveX Document Binary Form
Unknown DOGX File
Olivetti Olitext Plus Document
Microsoft Word Document Template
Ribbons Dot Definition
Fiberworks Document

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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