WORD file format description
Many people share .word files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .word file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .word files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.word - MacWrite Word Document
The WORD document files are related to MacWrite. WORD file is a MacWrite Word Document. MacWrite is a word processor used on Macintosh computers. The MacWrite seems to be no longer supported.
.word - LX-SenseAnnotator Word Data
The WORD data files are related to LX-SenseAnnotator. WORD file is an LX-SenseAnnotator Word Data. LX-SenseAnnotator is an easy-to-use interface tool for manual annotating text with word senses.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .word file extension. Even harmful programs can create .word files. Be especially cautious with .word files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .word 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .word file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ord, wod, wor, wprd, wrd
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- OMAX Routed Data File
- Psion Word File
- Open Reminder Database
- MapInfo Professional Workspace
- Microsoft Word for Mac Print Data
- Web Research Data
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