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.DOC File Extension

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File TypeWordPad Document
DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
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CategoryText Files
File Format Description

Text document created with Microsoft WordPad (bundled with Microsoft Windows)

Program(s) that open .DOC files
Updated 2006

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File TypeMicrosoft Word Document
DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
3.6 (101 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryText Files
File Format Description

Word processing document created by Microsoft Word, a word processor included with all versions of Microsoft Office; may contain formatted text, images, tables, graphs, charts, page formatting, and print settings.

NOTE: Microsoft Word 2007 and later saves documents in the OpenXML format with a .DOCX extension.

Common DOC Filenames:

Document1.doc - The default filename that Microsoft Word gives to new documents prior to Word 2007 (Word 2007 uses Document1.docx by default).

Program(s) that open .DOC files
Updated 8/17/2014